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A case of craniocleidal dysostosis presenting with vascular complications.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  486924     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of craniocleidal dysostosis was presented. In spite of the skeletal abnormalities present, the disease was not diagnosed until the patient, a married woman of 63, developed ischaemia of her right upper limb, followed by cerebral symptoms. An arch aortogram demonstrated an occlusion of the first part of the right subclavian artery involving the origin of the vertebral artery and a post-stenotic dilatation of the left subclavian artery due to costoclavicular compression. Such vascular abnormalities have not been previously described in this condition.
D W Short
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of surgery     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0007-1323     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Surg     Publication Date:  1979 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-27     Completed Date:  1979-12-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372553     Medline TA:  Br J Surg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  596-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arm / blood supply*
Cleidocranial Dysplasia / complications*,  radiography
Ischemia / etiology*,  radiography
Middle Aged
Subclavian Artery / radiography

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