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Familial aortic dissection is an autosomal dominant inherited disease that will result in dissection of the aorta, and dissecting aneurysm of the aorta, or rarely aortic or arterial dilation at a young age, yet the basic defect remains unknown.[1] it can occur in the absence of clinical features of Marfan syndrome and of systemic hypertension.[2][3][4][5][6]

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  2. ^ Disertori M, Bertagnolli C, Thiene G, et al. (August 1991). "[Familial dissecting aortic aneurysm]" (in Italian). G Ital Cardiol 21 (8): 849–53. PMID 1769452.  
  3. ^ Cucchi G (February 1997). "[Familial aortic dissection in a young woman. A clinical case and review of the literature]" (in Italian). Cardiologia 42 (2): 211–3. PMID 9138854.  
  4. ^ Marwick TH, Woodhouse SP, Birchley IN, Strong RW (November 1987). "Management of familial aortic dissection". Chest 92 (5): 954–6. PMID 3665621. http://www.chestjournal.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=3665621.  
  5. ^ Milewicz DM, Guo DC, Tran-Fadulu V, et al. (2008). "Genetic basis of thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections: focus on smooth muscle cell contractile dysfunction". Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 9: 283–302. doi:10.1146/annurev.genom.8.080706.092303. PMID 18544034.  
  6. ^ Guo DC, Pannu H, Tran-Fadulu V, et al. (December 2007). "Mutations in smooth muscle alpha-actin (ACTA2) lead to thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections". Nat. Genet. 39 (12): 1488–93. doi:10.1038/ng.2007.6. PMID 17994018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.2007.6.  
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