Acute aortic dissection mimicking acute abdomen in a 14-year-old boy


Besli G. E. , Durakbasa C. U. , YILDIRIM S., Acar M. , CAKIR B.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, cilt.57, ss.1169-1171, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 57 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/ped.12709
  • Dergi Adı: PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1169-1171

Özet

Aortic dissection is extremely rare in children. Although it usually presents with severe chest pain, atypical clinical presentations mimicking various illnessesmay causemisdiagnosis. In this report, the case of a 14-year-old boy with symptoms suggestive of acute abdomen, which was finally diagnosed as aortic dissection, is discussed.