Pediatric Cardiology

, Volume 31, Issue 6, pp 925–926 | Cite as

Aortic Calcification in a Patient With Hutchinson–Gilford Progeria Syndrome

  • Mehrdad Salamat
  • Pradip K. Dhar
  • Daniela L. Neagu
  • Jane B. Lyon
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Abstract

We present chest radiographs, echocardiographic image, and selective coronary angiogram of an 18-year old patient with Hutchinson–Gilford progeria syndrome.

Keywords

Aortic calcification Hutchinson–Gilford progeria syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehrdad Salamat
    • 1
  • Pradip K. Dhar
    • 1
  • Daniela L. Neagu
    • 1
  • Jane B. Lyon
    • 2
  1. 1.Driscoll Children’s Heart CenterDriscoll Children’s HospitalCorpus ChristiUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyDriscoll Children’s HospitalCorpus ChristiUSA

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