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 December 04, 2020.
Last Updated: November 29, 2018
Last Reviewed: September 11, 2019
Chapter Information

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

Acute aortic syndrome includes:

1) Acute aortic dissection.

2) Intramural hematoma.

3) Penetrating aortic ulcer.

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