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Infrarenal aortic dissection

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: If associated with inheritable collagen diseases. However, it is usually related to elevated blood pressure.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shane Parmer
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
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
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Thoracic Surgery 23 years experience
See a doctor: aortic dissection is a life threatening emergency. unlikely in teens but possible especially if there is a connective tissue disorder. if you have any... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
Cardiology 37 years experience
Aortic dissection: Probably the best studies are either a magnetic resonance angiogram (mra) or a computed tomography angiogram (cta) of the chest and abdomen.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Aortic dissection: It depends upon extent of dissection and type of dissection.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
Blood pressure : 90% of type b dissection are managed medically with blood pressure control in the acute phase. In cases of rupture, decrease perfusion to organs like ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
Cardiology 29 years experience
No common at all: Unless you suffer from a congenital aneurysm (such as of the Sinus of valsalva), Marfan's Syndrome, and/or have certain rheumatologic conditions that ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Pain: The overwhelming symptom is of pain, whether the back or chest. If is of a severe, sharp nature. Otherwise, symptoms related to reduced blood flow ca... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Imaging study: Either identifying or ruling out aortic dissection requires an advanced imaging study. Most commonly this is a ct scan with contrast. A chest x-ray is... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Sarin
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Possibly: Aortic dissections are incredibly complex conditions. Your long-term prognosis would be based on many factors. Normally, the complications of dissect... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
50%-70: Depends on where it is, how soon you get treatment prevention is best! no smoking blood pressure control.

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