We present a case of a female patient with monosomy of X chromosome in peripheral lymphocytes and skin fibroblasts, normal ovarian function and associated multiple congenital abnormalities of the aorta: bicuspid aortic valve, dilatation of the ascending aorta and multiple cystic structures of the aortic wall, complicated by endarteritis. We review the literature on fertile women with 45,X karyotype and the possible pathogenetic mechanisms of the aortic defects described as 'cystic medial necrosis of the aorta'.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.