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Causes of Aortic dissection

Causes of Aortic dissection

The initiating factor of most aortic dissections is not known, but risk factors include atherosclerosis and high blood pressure. Blunt trauma to the chest is also a major cause.

Aortic dissection: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Aortic dissection, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Aortic dissection:

Aortic dissection: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Aortic dissection: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Aortic dissection as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Aortic dissection as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Aortic dissection. Our database lists the following as having Aortic dissection as a complication of that condition:

Aortic dissection as a symptom:

Conditions listing Aortic dissection as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Aortic dissection. Our database lists the following as having Aortic dissection as a symptom of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Aortic dissection:

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As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Aortic dissection may be found in:

 

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