Fatal, spontaneous, unknown aortal aneurysm dissection in a woman of 38 weeks’ gestation
1University Department of Internal Diseases,Cardiovascular Unit, University Hospital „Sveti Duh“, Croatian Catholic University Zagreb, Croatia
2University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital „Sveti Duh“, Croatian Catholic University Zagreb, Croatia
3Department of Pathology, General Hospital Koprivnica, Croatia
4Gynaecology and Obstetrics, General Hospital Koprivnica, Croatia
DOI: 10.22514/SV111.052016.15 Vol.11,Issue 1,May 2016 pp.214-221
Published: 02 May 2016
We describe a case of spontaneous dissection of an unknown ascending
thoracic aortic aneurysm in a 35year-old woman in her 38th week of pregnancy, resulting in an atypical clinical picture, emergency caesarean section, and lethal outcome in both the mother and child.
aortic dissection, pregnancy, caesarean section, perinatal death
JASNA ČERKEZ HABEK,DUBRAVKO HABEK,ELIZABETA HORVATIĆ,SMILJKA BEHIN. Fatal, spontaneous, unknown aortal aneurysm dissection in a woman of 38 weeks’ gestation. Signa Vitae. 2016. 11(1);214-221.
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