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Vascular complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: CT findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22268198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Patients with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome are predisposed to premature vascular complications. The objective of this article is to review the CT findings and current thoughts about the management of vascular pathologic abnormalities and diseases in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
CONCLUSION: The manifestation of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome frequently involves multiple vascular segments, with aneurysms and dissections being the most common imaging findings. The traditional practice of avoiding surgery until complications develop is being modified in select cases.
Authors:
Linda C Chu; Pamela T Johnson; Harry C Dietz; Benjamin S Brooke; George J Arnaoutakis; James H Black; Elliot K Fishman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  198     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-23     Completed Date:  2012-04-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  482-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 N Caroline St, JHOC 3254, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Angiography / methods*
Angiography, Digital Subtraction
Contrast Media / diagnostic use
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / complications*
Female
Humans
Iohexol / diagnostic use
Male
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Vascular Diseases / etiology*,  radiography*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 66108-95-0/Iohexol

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