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Acute aortic valve prolapse in Marfan's syndrome.
  1. N. J. Carr,
  2. S. A. Cullen
  1. RAF Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine, Halton, Aylesbury, Bucks, UK.


    A 22 year old man with Marfan's syndrome died suddenly following acute aortic valve prolapse. Although aortic root involvement in Marfan's syndrome is common, we have found no previous description of this particular complication in the literature.

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