Loeys-Dietz syndrome


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Loeys-Dietz syndrome

[Bart L. Loeys, contemporary Belgian physician; Harry C. Dietz, contemporary U.S. physician]
A rare autosomal dominant cause of aortic aneurysm, often associated with cleft palate, a split uvula, and widely spaced eyes.
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