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how long can aortic dissection symptoms last?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Aortic dissection: It depends upon extent of dissection and type of dissection.
Answered on Sep 28, 2019

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Minutes to hours: Develops over minutes and progresses over several hours and sometime days.

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