n SA Journal of Radiology - Severe aortic obstruction in Williams-Beuren syndrome - a short case series
|Article Title||Severe aortic obstruction in Williams-Beuren syndrome - a short case series|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Author||Jaishree Naidoo and Willy Hendson|
|Publication Date||Dec 2007|
|Pages||92 - 94|
Williams-Beuren syndrome is a multisystem disorder caused by the deletion of multiple genes on chromosome 7. Many patients are identified through the presence of dysmorphic features and associated cardiac abnormalities. We report two cases demonstrating supravalvular aortic stenosis (a common feature of Williams syndrome) and coarctation of the aorta on computed tomography (CT) aortogram.
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