Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair in a Patient With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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Abstract

Type IV Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a life-threatening inherited disorder of connective tissue associated with multiple aneurysm formation. Thoracoabdominal aortic repair in these patients has rarely been performed. We report the case of a 13-year-old patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome who had multiple aortic operations from the ascending aorta to the thoracoabdominal aorta.

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