Loeys-Dietz syndrome: A primer for diagnosis and management

Gretchen MacCarrick, James H. Black, Sarah Bowdin, Ismail El-Hamamsy, Pamela A. Frischmeyer-Guerrerio, Anthony L. Guerrerio, Paul D. Sponseller, Bart Loeys, Harry C. Dietz

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Abstract

Loeys-Dietz syndrome is a connective tissue disorder predisposing individuals to aortic and arterial aneurysms. Presenting with a wide spectrum of multisystem involvement, medical management for some individuals is complex. This review of literature and expert opinion aims to provide medical guidelines for care of individuals with Loeys-Dietz syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)576-587
Number of pages12
JournalGenetics in Medicine
Volume16
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)

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