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Aortic Dissection

A tear in the inner layer of the AORTA leading to interstitial HEMORRHAGE, and splitting (dissecting) of the aortic TUNICA MEDIA layer. It typically begins with a tear in the TUNICA INTIMA layer.

Year introduced: 2023

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.055.448.250, C14.907.109.070.500

MeSH Unique ID: D000784

Entry Terms:

  • Aortic Dissections
  • Dissection, Aortic
  • Aneurysm, Dissecting
  • Dissecting Aneurysms
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm Aorta
  • Aneurysm Aorta, Dissecting
  • Aorta, Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm Aortas
  • Aortic Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Aortic Dissecting
  • Aortic Dissecting Aneurysms
  • Dissecting Aneurysm, Aortic

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