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Disease Aneurysm, Dissecting

Name Aneurysm, Dissecting
Synonyms Aneurysms, Dissecting | Dissecting Aneurysm | Dissecting Aneurysms
Definition Aneurysm caused by a tear in the TUNICA INTIMA of a blood vessel leading to interstitial HEMORRHAGE, and splitting (dissecting) of the vessel wall, often involving the AORTA. Dissection between the intima and media causes luminal occlusion. Dissection at the media, or between the media and the outer adventitia causes aneurismal dilation.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D000784

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