Published on:June 2016
    Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 2016; 7(2):97-99
    Case Report | doi:10.5530/jcdr.2016.2.9

    Acute type B Aortic Dissection Complicated by Acute Limb Ischemia: Case Report


    Hamid Jiber1,2, Mauko Comlan Blitti1, Abdellatif Bouarhroum1,2

    1Department of vascular surgery, CHU Hassan II, Fes – Morocco.

    2Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de Fès, Université Sidi Mohamed, Ben Abdellah, MOROCCO.


    Acute type B aortic dissection can lead to acute limb ischemia which is of poor prognosis. The emergency is the revascularization of the limb. Several revascularization therapies are proposed and are constantly changing. We report a case of an acute limb ischemia revealing an acute type B aortic dissection treated surgically.

    Key words: Aortic dissection, Limb ischemia, Surgery.

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