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Do all types of marphan and ehlers-danlos syndrome increase risk of aortic dissection?
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Arterial/aortic disease can be seen in marfan syndrome and type 4 ehler danlos or what is called vascular type.

In brief: No
Arterial/aortic disease can be seen in marfan syndrome and type 4 ehler danlos or what is called vascular type.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
There are different types and different variation.
Not all lead to dissection. You need to discuss this with your physician if this is you. Marfan and ehlers danlos are different diagnoses and cause different clincial manifestations.

In brief: No
There are different types and different variation.
Not all lead to dissection. You need to discuss this with your physician if this is you. Marfan and ehlers danlos are different diagnoses and cause different clincial manifestations.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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