dissecting aortic aneurysm

dissecting aortic aneurysm

Cardiovascular disease An aneurysm of the aorta in which there is an internal split in the wall of the aorta, caused by either ASHD or cystic medial hyperplasia. See Aneurysm, Aortic aneurysm.
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Causes of death were dissecting aortic aneurysm, hepatic angiosarcoma, acute myeloid leukemia, and pulmonary embolism in a patient with cholangiocarcinoma that had metastasized to the peritoneum.
Large dissecting aortic aneurysm compressing the heart chambers sufficient to cause hemodynamic deterioration is a rare condition.
Rare Case of Both Left Atrial and Ventricular Compression by Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm. Balkan Med J 2018;35:406-7
The medical cause of death was given by consultant pathologist Dr Fadel Bennani as "ruptured dissecting aortic aneurysm and large haemo pericardial tamponade".
Dissecting aortic aneurysm presenting with cardiovocal hoarseness.
A 26-year-old man had no significant past medical history but had a family history of dissecting aortic aneurysm in his mother at the age of 40.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The defendants failed to order tests to rule out a dissecting aortic aneurysm and did not include aortic dissection in the differential diagnosis.
Computed tomography (CT) of the chest revealed a dissecting aortic aneurysm (figure), which suggested a recurrent laryngeal nerve injury that was caused by the stretching of the nerve around a slowly expanding aortic arch.
Several reviewers have stated that CT is more sensitive in the detection of dissecting aortic aneurysms than aortography.[7-9] Few false negatives or positives have been reported.[10]