2016
DOI: 10.1590/1677-5449.001016 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a genetic disease that results in abnormalities of collagen synthesis, causing extremely fragile connective tissue. This fragility predisposes patients to a series of vascular disorders, such as dissections, aneurysms and pseudoaneurysms. The authors describe the case of a 19-year-old patient with an aneurysm of the brachiocephalic trunk who was treated endovascularly by placement of covered stents. The case progressed with complications at the puncture site, which was also treated on… Show more

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