SYPHILITIC AORTITIS WITH FATAL OUTCOME IN YOUNG AGE

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This report presents a case postmortem diagnosis of the syphilitic aortitis оf a 26-year-old man associated with an aneurysm of ascending aorta complicated with dissection, rupture of the aneurism and cardiac tamponade. Authors conclude about the need to include syphilis into the list of the differential diagnosis of any lymphoplasmocytic aortitis and of any ascending aorta aneurysm.

About the authors

K. N. Krupin

Regional Bureau of Forensic Medical Examination

Author for correspondence.
Email: konst.inn@gmail.com
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6999-8524

Russian Federation Konstantin N. Krupin, Cand. Sci. (Med.), Ass. Prof., main place of work: Bureau of Forensic Medical Expertise

G. V. Nedugov

Regional Bureau of Forensic Medical Examination

Email: nedugovh@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7380-3766

Russian Federation German V. Nedugov, Cand. Sci. (Med.), Ass. Prof., main place of work: Bureau of Forensic Medical Expertise of Samara Region

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