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Musculoskeletal findings of Loeys-Dietz syndrome.
|Title||Musculoskeletal findings of Loeys-Dietz syndrome.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Erkula G, Sponseller PD, Paulsen LC, Oswald GL, Loeys BL, Dietz HC|
|Journal||The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume|
|Date Published||2010 Aug 4|
Loeys-Dietz syndrome is a recently recognized multisystemic disorder caused by mutations in the genes encoding the transforming growth factor-beta receptor. It is characterized by aggressive aneurysm formation and vascular tortuosity. We report the musculoskeletal demographic, clinical, and imaging findings of this syndrome to aid in its diagnosis and treatment.
|Alternate Journal||J Bone Joint Surg Am|