Syphilitic Aortic Arch Aneurysm: Review of Cases

Authors

  • Somchai Waikittipong Department of Surgery, Yala Hospital, Yala, Thailand

Keywords:

Syphilis, Aortic arch aneurysm

Abstract

Syphilitic aortic aneurysms are uncommon today. Four cases of syphilitic aortic arch aneurysm are reported.
The first case presented with upper airway obstruction. The second case presented with chest pain. The third case presented with dysphagia. And the last case presented with hoarseness. Three cases were successfully treated with aortic arch replacement. Pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of syphilitic aortic aneurysm are also reviewed.

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Published

2015-03-30

How to Cite

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Waikittipong S. Syphilitic Aortic Arch Aneurysm: Review of Cases. Thai J Surg [Internet]. 2015 Mar. 30 [cited 2022 Nov. 28];36(1). Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiJSurg/article/view/226254

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