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Acute aortic syndrome

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Acute aortic syndrome describes the presentation of patients with one of a number of life-threatening aortic pathologies that give rise to aortic symptoms.

The spectrum of these aortic emergencies include:

Article information

rID: 12392
System: Vascular, Trauma
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Acute aortic syndromes
  • Acute aortic syndrome (AAS)

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: aortic dissection
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  • Case 2: aortic dissection (Stanford B)
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  • Case 3: iatrogenic aortic intramural hematoma
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  • Penetrating aorti...
    Case 4: penetrating aortic atherosclerotic ulcer
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  • Case 5: type B IMH
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  • Case 6: Stanford A
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  • Case 7: Stanford B / DeBakey III
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