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Asymptomatic aortic dissection in Marfan syndrome
  1. T Wong,
  2. P J Kilner,
  3. M A Gatzoulis
  1. tom.wong{at}

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A 26 year old English teacher with Marfan syndrome had been lost to follow up for two years in which time his aortic root had dissected and increased in diameter from 4.4 cm to 8.5 cm, without symptoms.

He had previously had mitral valve repair for valve prolapse, and there was a strong …

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