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Acquired neurysm of the ascending aorta in children

Danton R. da Rocha Loures; Maria João Amorim Ferreira; Rui Sequeira de Almeida; Ronaldo Loures Bueno; Antoninho Krichenko; Paulo R Brofman; Edison José Ribeiro; Lauro Linhares; Mário Lobato da Costa; Edimara Seegmuller

DOI: 10.1590/S0102-76381989000100011

ABSTRACT

Acquired aneurysm of the ascending aorta is a rare condition in the pediatric age group. The authors present two cases of 6 and 12 year old boys with saccular aneurysm of the ascending aorta and aortic stenosis, which underwent successful surgical correction.

RESUMO

O aneurisma adquirido da aorta ascendente é uma rara condição na faixa pediátrica. Os autores apresentam 2 casos de crianças de 6 e 12 anos de idade com aneurisma sacular da aorta ascendente e estenose aórtica, os quais foram submetidos a correção cirúrgica, com sucesso.
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