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Br Heart J. 1989 February; 61(2): 204–207.
PMCID: PMC1216642

Familial aortic dissection: a report of rare family cluster.


Acute aortic dissection occurred in three of four siblings without Marfan syndrome. All of them were successfully treated by operation and remain well 6-42 months after operation. Their mother died suddenly in another hospital of acute aortic dissection. All her siblings were dead and cardiovascular disease was suspected in all of them.

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