A 41-year-old member asked:
If a normal adult has a hole in their aorta. how can this be fixed?
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Dr. Payam Mehranpouranswered
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Not normal : It is not normal to have a hole in the aorta. If a hole is present, it would lead to internal bleeding. Occasionally, abnormal connections between aorta and other structures or blood vessels could be seen which may be contained and/or tolerated. Further detail is needed to answer this question.
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