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Dissecting aortic aneurysm

Dissecting aortic aneurysm: Introduction

Dissecting aortic aneurysm: aortic dissection is a potentially life-threatening condition in which there is bleeding into and along the wall of the aorta, the major artery leaving the heart. See detailed information below for a list of 16 causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm

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Dissecting aortic aneurysm: Symptom Checker

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Dissecting aortic aneurysm Treatments

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Dissecting aortic aneurysm: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Dissecting aortic aneurysm

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Dissecting aortic aneurysm: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Dissecting aortic aneurysm

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Dissecting aortic aneurysm: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Dissecting aortic aneurysm

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Dissecting aortic aneurysm: Related Rare Diseases

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Dissecting aortic aneurysm: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm listed in Disease Database:

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Detailed list of causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm

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How Common are these Causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Dissecting aortic aneurysm. Of the 16 causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 13 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Dissecting aortic aneurysm:

The following list of conditions have 'Dissecting aortic aneurysm' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Dissecting aortic aneurysm based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Dissecting aortic aneurysm:

    Aneurysm, dissecting, aorta
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Dissecting aortic aneurysm:

    Medical Conditions associated with Dissecting aortic aneurysm:

    Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Dissecting aortic aneurysm:

    Bicuspid aortic valve, Coarctation of the aorta (19 causes), Connective tissue disorders, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (2 causes), Heart surgery or procedures, Marfan syndrome, Pregnancy (699 causes), Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Vascular inflammation

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