Syphilitic aneurysm

Alternative names
Aortic aneurysm - thoracic; Thoracic aortic aneurysm; Aneurysm - thoracic aortic

Definition
A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a localized expansion of the wall of the aorta.

see Thoracic aortic aneurysm.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 6, 2012
by Simon D. Mitin, M.D.

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