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|Title:||Surgical repair of a syphilitic aneurysm of the distal arch and descending aorta.|
|Authors:||Umesue, Masayoshi;Durairaj, Manoj;Matalanis, George;Parsons, Sarah|
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Austin Hospital, HSB-5, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria 3084, Australia
|Citation:||Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals; 14(2): 150-2|
|Abstract:||Cardiovascular syphilis, which used to be a well-recognized manifestation of tertiary syphilis, has become a rarity. In this report we describe a 47-year-old man presenting with an aneurysm of the distal arch and proximal descending aorta, a somewhat unusual presentation for a syphilitic aneurysm, and discuss the clinical features of cardiovascular syphilis.|
|Internal ID Number:||16551824|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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