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A young man with intimomedial mucoid degeneration of the brachial artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21215586     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intimomedial mucoid degeneration is a rare disorder and has been described as a distinctly different entity from Erdheim's cystic medial necrosis. Most studies show a strong predominance in African American females with hypertension. In our case report, we describe the presence of a large brachial aneurysm in a young white male with intimomedial mucoid degeneration.
Authors:
Menno H Raber; Robbert Meerwaldt; Rob J van Det
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-01-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  53     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-22     Completed Date:  2011-04-08     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  822-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Society for Vascular Surgery. Published by Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Medical Spectrum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Brachial Artery / chemistry,  pathology*,  surgery
Connective Tissue Diseases / complications*,  metabolism,  pathology,  surgery
Elastic Tissue / pathology*
Humans
Male
Mucins / analysis*
Treatment Outcome
Tunica Intima / chemistry,  pathology*
Tunica Media / chemistry,  pathology*
Vascular Grafting
Veins / transplantation
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Mucins

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