Coronary artery dilation in LEOPARD syndrome: surveillance with low radiation dose cardiac CT

Renker, Matthias; Schoepf, U. Joseph; Hlavacek, Anthony M.
September 2010
Heart;Sep2010, Vol. 96 Issue 17, p1429
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article describes the case of a teenager with LEOPARD sydrome, a rare autosomal dominant multisystem disorder of the Ras/MAPK pathway, who was monitored with low radiation dose cardiac computed tomography. A genetic testing reportedly confirmed the diagnosis. It mentions that the patient showed all stigmata that form the LEOPARD mnemonic.


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