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Drugs Associated with Aortic Dissection That Should Be Avoided by a Patient with Marfan's Syndrome

Specialty:

Genetics

Objective:

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Description:

Dissection of the aorta is a potential complication of Marfan's syndrome. Drugs that increase pressure or flow in the aorta should be avoided. These drugs may also be associated with rupture of aneurysms in smaller arteries.

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