familial aortic ectasia syndrome

(redirected from familial aortic ectasia)

fa·mil·i·al a·or·tic ec·ta·si·a syn·drome

the concurrence as an autosomal dominant trait of bicuspid aortic valve often with premature calcification, ectasia, and dissection of the aorta and, rarely, coarctation of the aorta. Superficially resembles the Marfan syndrome.
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