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Aortic dissection in a case of Turner’s syndrome
  1. B J Burgess,
  2. K Iftikhar
  1. Southend University Hospital, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr B J Burgess, Southend University Hospital, Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 0RY, UK; brian.burgess{at}


A case report is presented of an aortic dissection in a patient with Turner’s syndrome that went undignosed. A thorough discussion of this fatal condition in this group of patients is included.

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and Peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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