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Vertebral artery dissection

Introduction: Vertebral artery dissection

Description of Vertebral artery dissection

Vertebral artery dissection (medical condition): A tear that develops in the vertebral artery and tends to result...more »

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Vertebral artery dissection: Dissection of the wall of the vertebral artery, leading to the formation of an aneurysm that may occlude the vessel. Thrombus formation may occur and give rise to emboli. Cervical fractures or related NECK INJURIES and CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA are commonly associated conditions, although this process may occur spontaneously. Ischemia, infarction, and hemorrhage in the vascular distribution of the affected vertebral artery may complicate this condition.
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Vertebral artery dissection: Dissection of the wall of the vertebral artery, leading to the formation of an aneurysm that may occlude the vessel. Thrombus formation may occur and give rise to emboli. Cervical fractures or related NECK INJURIES and $CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA$ are commonly associated conditions, although this process may occur spontaneously. Ischemia, infarction, and hemorrhage in the vascular distribution of the affected vertebral artery may complicate this condition.
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Vertebral artery dissection as a Disease

Vertebral artery dissection (medical condition): See Vertebral Artery Dissection (disease information).
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