Syphilitic aortitis

Mauricio G. Cohen, R. David Anderson, Daniel Navia, Waldo Belloso, Amelia Gallo, Liliana R. Grinfeld

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A case of syphilitic aortitis, complicated by bilateral coronary ostial stenosis, in a 40-year-old man is described. Treatment included coronary artery bypass grafting and a drug regimen of penicillin. At 3-month follow-up, an exercise stress test revealed no signs of ischemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)237-239
Number of pages3
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Cardiovascular syphilis
  • Coronary angiography
  • Coronary ostial stenosis
  • Nonatherosclerotic coronary disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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