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Definition

An aortic aneurysm syndrome with widespread systemic involvement, characterized by arterial tortuosity and aneurysms, hypertelorism, and bifid uvula or cleft palate. Physical findings include prominent joint laxity, easy bruising, wide and atrophic scars, velvety and translucent skin with easily visible veins, spontaneous rupture of the spleen or bowel, and catastrophic complications of pregnancy, including rupture of the gravid uterus and the arteries, either during pregnancy or in the immediate postpartum period. Some patients have craniosynostosis, exotropy, micrognathia and retrognathia, structural brain abnormalities, and intellectual deficit.

Acronym

LDS1

Synonyms

AAT5
Familial thoracic aortic aneurysm 5
Furlong syndrome
LDAS
Loeys-Dietz aortic aneurysm syndrome
Marfanoid disorder-craniosynostosis syndrome

Keywords

Craniosynostosis
Aortic aneurysm

 
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