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Magnetic resonance imaging findings in Loeys–Dietz syndrome

  • Israel Valverde (a1) (a2), John Simpson (a2) and Philipp Beerbaum (a1) (a2)


Loeys–Dietz syndrome is a newly described entity characterised by a constellation of arterial tortuosity, cranial malformations, and hypertelorism. We report a case of a 7-year old boy with confirmed Loeys–Dietz syndrome and discuss magnetic resonance imaging as a complete technique for assessment and follow-up of aggressive vascular pathology in the brain, thorax, and abdomen, which may dictate early surgical intervention.


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Correspondence to: Israel Valverde, King’s College London, Division of Imaging Sciences, The Rayne Institute, 4th Floor, Lambeth Wing St Thomas Hospital, London, SE1 7EH, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0) 2071888385; Fax: +44 (0) 2071885442; E-mail:


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