Volume 7, Issue 22 (3-2001)                   RJMS 2001, 7(22): 305-309 | Back to browse issues page


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Mohammadi M, Kiavar M, Zarrabi K. SYPHILITIC AORTIC ANEURYSM: A CASE REPORT. RJMS. 2001; 7 (22) :305-309
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Syphilis is the infectious disease that named "great imitator" because can imitate manifestations of other diseases and can involve any organ in body. Late manifestations of syphilis in cardiovascular system and central nervous system (eNS) are important.

A case of huge syphilitic aortic aneurysm who visited in Shahid Rajai Hospital, is being reported. The Patient underwent surgery under general anesthesia, Anatomic repair of the thoracic aortic aneurysm was done without any graft. Immunofluorescence test and pathologic study were in favour of syphilitic aortitis, the late manifestation of Treponema Pallidum infection.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Cardio Muscular Disease

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