A 23-year-old female asked:
how common is aortic dissection in a 23yo female?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Anita Prakash answered
28 years experience Cardiology
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 cause laxity and/or change in composition of vessel wall. Tobacco use is not good for lining of any vessels either.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
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