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Aortic dissection is a small tear in the large blood vessel that leads from the heart and supplies blood to the body. There are two types of aortic dissection, type 1 and type 2. Signs and symptoms of aortic dissection include a tearing or ripping pain, nausea, sweating, weakness, shortness of breath, sweating, or fainting. Treatment depends on the type of aortic dissection, and the severity of the tear in the aorta.

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Terms related to Aortic Dissection:

  • Ascending Aorta Dissection
  • Descending Aorta Dissection
  • Dissection, Aorta
  • Tear In the Aorta
  • Type 1 Aortic Dissection
  • Type 2 Aortic Dissection