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Dural ectasia as an incidental finding on MRI in a patient with Marfan syndrome
  1. Dan F Laney1,
  2. Jayanth H Keshavamurthy2,
  3. Shvetank Agarwal3
  1. 1Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
  2. 2Department of Radiology, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
  3. 3Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dan F Laney, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, 1120 15th Street Augusta, GA 30912, USA; dlaney{at}augusta.edu

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A 48-year-old female with a history of Marfan syndrome and type A aortic dissection repaired with valve-sparing aortic root replacement and stable residual type B aortic dissection presented for surveillance MR angiography. At that time, dural ectasia was appreciated as an incidental finding with MRI showing high T2-weighted multilobar cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) spaces within the lower sacrum (figures 1 and …

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