Marfan syndrome with aortic dissection and background severe pectus excavatum

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Patient with known Marfan syndrome, presenting with acute chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Severe pectus excavatum is noted.   

Intra aortic flap is seen in Both of  thoracic and abdominal aorta.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with aortic dissection at both of thoracic and abdominal aorta in a patient with Marfan syndrome and severe pectus excavatum .

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Case information

rID: 20591
Published: 27th Nov 2012
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included