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Triple-barrelled aortic dissection in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  1. A J Einstein,
  2. S Dellegrottaglie,
  3. S Rajagopalan
  1. andrew.einstein@mssm.edu

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An 18-year-old female student with a history of asthma and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome presented with chest pain and shortness of breath. She was hospitalised, treated with antibiotics for presumed pneumonia, and discharged home. She continued to be very dyspnoeic, with minimal exercise tolerance. On repeat examination, a diastolic murmur was noted. Transoesophageal echocardiography revealed a dilated aortic …

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