Journal of Echocardiography
Online ISSN : 1880-344X
Print ISSN : 1349-0222
Case Reports
Early Diagnosis of Type A Aortic Dissection Using Transthoracic Echocardiography in a Patient With Fever of Unknown Origin
Kenji YamabeReiji MimuraYoshinori Yasaka
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2004 Volume 2 Issue 3 Pages 78-79

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Aortic dissection presenting as a prolonged febrile syndrome is an uncommon condition and the diagnosis is often delayed in such cases. We report a case of a patient with febrile temperature and early diagnosis as aortic dissection by transthoracic echocardiography.

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