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Successful Coil Embolization for Rupture of the Subclavian Artery Associated with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Type IV

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source: Journal of Vascular Surgery

year: 2009

authors: Iida Y, Obitsu Y, Komai H, Shigematsu H


Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a rare inherited disease of connective tissue. Patients with type IV Ehlers-Danlos syndrome are likely to present with arterial disorders such as aneurysm or dissection. We report a 20-year-old man with type IV Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in whom a subclavian arterial rupture was successfully treated with transcatheter coil embolization.

organization: Tokyo Medical University

DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2009.05.064

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