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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.

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K. N. Krupin

Regional Bureau of Forensic Medical Examination

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6999-8524
Konstantin N. Krupin, Cand. Sci. (Med.), Ass. Prof., main place of work: Bureau of Forensic Medical Expertise Russian Federation

G. V. Nedugov

Regional Bureau of Forensic Medical Examination

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7380-3766
German V. Nedugov, Cand. Sci. (Med.), Ass. Prof., main place of work: Bureau of Forensic Medical Expertise of Samara Region Russian Federation


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