ARSA


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ARSA

A gene on chromosome 22q13.31-qter that encodes arylsulfatase A, which hydrolyses cerebroside sulfate to cerebroside and sulfate.

Molecular pathology
Defects in ARSA cause metachromatic leukodystrophy.
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Davidian et al (2) successfully excluded an ARSA aneurysm through intraluminal placement of a covered stent graft in the ARSA.
We previously reported two cases of ARSA aneurysm exclusion by placement of a TAG endoprosthesis (Gore Medical, Flagstaff, AZ) (3).
Hoppe et al (4) excluded an ARSA aneurysm percutaneously by placement of Amplatzer septal occluders proximally and distally to the aneurysm.
To our knowledge, our case is the first in the literature to use a Zenith iliac plug device for proximal ARSA aneurysm exclusion.
The present case shows that an ARSA aneurysm with the appropriate anatomy can be successfully treated with a Zenith iliac plug combined with surgical ligation for aneurysm exclusion.