Sudden onset of artery dissection in a 32-year-old woman with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome due to psychological stress of her mother's death: a case series.

PMID:29457070
Shimoyama Y , Umegaki O , Agui T , Kadono N , Minami T
Patients with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) are susceptible to significant vascular complications, such as aortic and visceral arterial ruptures, aneurysms, and dissection. We describe a case of repeated bleeding in a 57-year-old woman and a case of sudden onset of artery dissection in her daughter, both of whom were previously diagnosed with vascular EDS and managed at our institution.


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