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Disease Vertebral Artery Dissection

Name Vertebral Artery Dissection
Synonyms Artery Dissections, Vertebral | Artery Dissection, Vertebral | Dissecting Vertebral Artery Aneurysm | Dissections, Vertebral Artery | Dissection, Vertebral Artery | Spontaneous Vertebral Artery Dissection | Traumatic Vertebral Artery Dissection | Vertebral Artery Dissections | Vertebral Artery Dissection, Spontaneous | Vertebral Artery Dissection, Traumatic
Definition Splitting of the vessel wall in the VERTEBRAL ARTERY. Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the vertebral artery, aneurysm formation, or THROMBOEMBOLISM. Vertebral artery dissection is often associated with TRAUMA and injuries to the head-neck region but can occur spontaneously.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D020217

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Vertebral Artery Dissection
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Vertebral Artery Dissection
3. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Aneurysm Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Aneurysm, Dissecting Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Vertebral Artery Dissection
4. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Vertebral Artery Dissection
5. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Trauma, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cerebrovascular Trauma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Vertebral Artery Dissection

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