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Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in Marfan's syndrome.
  1. K. Lafferty,
  2. L. McLean,
  3. J. Salisbury,
  4. L. T. Cotton
  1. Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK.


    A rare case of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm in Marfan's syndrome is described. The patient was treated successfully with a straight aortic tube graft. Histology of the aneurysm wall showed changes typical of cystic medial necrosis.

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