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Dilated Thoracic Aorta
Christopher Z. Lam, MD
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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

    • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

      • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

        • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

          • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

            Selected References

            1. Loughborough WW et al: Cardiovascular manifestations and complications of Loeys-Dietz syndrome: CT and MR imaging findings. Radiographics. 38(1):275-86, 2018
            2. Zucker EJ: Syndromes with aortic involvement: pictorial review. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 8(Suppl 1):S71-81, 2018
            3. Meester JAN et al: Differences in manifestations of Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 6(6):582-94, 2017
            4. Landis BJ et al: Clinical stratification of pediatric patients with idiopathic thoracic aortic aneurysm. J Pediatr. 167(1):131-7.e1-5, 2015
            5. Marin A et al: Imaging of cardiovascular risk in patients with Turner's syndrome. Clin Radiol. 70(8):803-14, 2015
            6. Prakash A et al: Segmental aortic stiffness in children and young adults with connective tissue disorders: relationships with age, aortic size, rate of dilation, and surgical root replacement. Circulation. 132(7):595-602, 2015
            7. Jost CJ et al: Aortic aneurysms in children and young adults with tuberous sclerosis: report of two cases and review of the literature. J Vasc Surg. 33(3):639-42, 2001
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            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

              ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

              • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

                • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

                  • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

                    • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

                      Selected References

                      1. Loughborough WW et al: Cardiovascular manifestations and complications of Loeys-Dietz syndrome: CT and MR imaging findings. Radiographics. 38(1):275-86, 2018
                      2. Zucker EJ: Syndromes with aortic involvement: pictorial review. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 8(Suppl 1):S71-81, 2018
                      3. Meester JAN et al: Differences in manifestations of Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and Loeys-Dietz syndrome. Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 6(6):582-94, 2017
                      4. Landis BJ et al: Clinical stratification of pediatric patients with idiopathic thoracic aortic aneurysm. J Pediatr. 167(1):131-7.e1-5, 2015
                      5. Marin A et al: Imaging of cardiovascular risk in patients with Turner's syndrome. Clin Radiol. 70(8):803-14, 2015
                      6. Prakash A et al: Segmental aortic stiffness in children and young adults with connective tissue disorders: relationships with age, aortic size, rate of dilation, and surgical root replacement. Circulation. 132(7):595-602, 2015
                      7. Jost CJ et al: Aortic aneurysms in children and young adults with tuberous sclerosis: report of two cases and review of the literature. J Vasc Surg. 33(3):639-42, 2001