Large-Sized Bilateral Axillary Artery Aneurysms in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome: A Case Report
AbstractA 46-year-old man presented with large bilateral aneurysm of the axillary arteries combined with Marfan syndrome. Treatment consisted of axillary aneurysm resection and vessel replacement. Postoperative computed tomographic angiography confirmed good flow in the bilateral axillary artery, and the patient recovered without complication.
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