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i need to know what is vertebral artery dissection?

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Separation of vessel: Vertebral artery dissection is separation or splitting of the layers of the blood vessel wall. This is often related to trauma, and may result in posterior neck pain and vessel clotting or narrowing. You should se a vascular surgeon for consultation.
Answered on Jan 30, 2014

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