Acute Aortic Syndrome

How to Cite This Chapter: Szalay D, Frołow M, Leśniak W. Acute Aortic Syndrome. McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine. Kraków: Medycyna Praktyczna. Accessed June 19, 2024.
Last Updated: December 9, 2021
Last Reviewed: December 9, 2021
Chapter Information

Acute aortic syndrome refers to emergency aortic conditions that produce similar clinical manifestations. It includes:

1) Acute aortic dissection.

2) Intramural hematoma.

3) Penetrating aortic ulcer.

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