Marfan syndrome with aortic dissection and background severe pectus excavatum

Case contributed by Dr Mohammadtaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Patient with known Marfan syndrome, presenting with acute chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Severe asymmetrical pectus excavatum that causes chest deformity.

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

There is also severe asymmetrical pectus excavatum that causes chest deformity.

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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