Acute aortic dissection mimicking acute abdomen in a 14-year-old boy

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Abstract

Aortic dissection is extremely rare in children. Although it usually presents with severe chest pain, atypical clinical presentations mimicking various illnesses may cause misdiagnosis. In this report, the case of a 14-year-old boy with symptoms suggestive of acute abdomen, which was finally diagnosed as aortic dissection, is discussed.

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