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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Cause of death: In many cases, a death certification or other determination of cause of death is a best guess. For example, if a patient had chest pain followed by su ... Read More

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Dr. Shane Parmer
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Sure: Typically in the young if a dissection is considered it is related to trauma or a congenital connective tissue disease such as ehler's danlos or marfa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: If associated with inheritable collagen diseases. However, it is usually related to elevated blood pressure.
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Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Aortic dissection: Probably the best studies are either a magnetic resonance angiogram (mra) or a computed tomography angiogram (cta) of the chest and abdomen.
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