Modality: MRI

- “ Thoracic aortic aneurysms are relatively uncommon compared to their counterparts below the diaphragm (see abdominal aortic aneurysm), but have a w...”

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  • Marfan syndrome - “ Marfan syndrome is a multisystem connective tissue disease caused by a defect in the fibrillin 1 gene. Cardiovascular involvement with aortic root...”
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm - “ Thoracic aortic aneurysms are relatively uncommon compared to abdominal aortic aneurysms. There is a wide range of causes, and the ascending aorta...”

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