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ORTIZ LIMONTA, David; SANCHEZ DE LA GUARDIA, Dalia  and  CHERCOLES CAZATE, Lilia. Abdominal aortic iliac aneurysms and Loeys-Dietz syndrome . MEDISAN [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.4, pp.732-737. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 29 year-old patient, with a history of aortic ectasia who had been studied when she was 18 years through cineangiography is presented and a fusiform aneurysm of the infrarrenal abdominal aorta and of the left primitive iliac artery, of unspecific cause was found, which were substituted with left aortofemoral bypass. Later on, in 2012, she presented pain and increase of the volume in the left inguinal region, reason why she was assisted in the emergency room of "Saturnino Lora Torres" Teaching Provincial Clinical Surgical Hospital in Santiago de Cuba, and evaluated by specialists of the Angiology and Vascular Surgery Service, which determined to treat her with an emergency surgery, when observing an anastomotic aneurysm of the left femoral artery of fungal cause, and the characteristics: craneosinostosis, bifid uvula and cleft palate; characteristic of Loeys Dietz syndrome.

Keywords : Loeys-Dietz syndrome; abdominal aorta aneurysm; anastomotic aneurysm of the femoral artery; left aortofemoral bypass; Angiology and Vascular Surgery Service.

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