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1,671 Possible Causes for Cystic Medial Necrosis of the Aorta

  • Hypertensive Crisis

    EXCEPTION to this is Aortic dissection, where goal is to rapidly reduce BP to 100-120s, using IV beta blockers (i.e. labetolol, esmolol).[] There was no evidence of pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, or ischemic heart disease. Laboratory findings for catecholamine surge were all within normal limits.[] Chest pain may indicate heart muscle damage (which may progress to myocardial infarction) or sometimes aortic dissection, the tearing of the inner wall of the aorta.[]

  • Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection

    A total of 28 patients with aortic aneurysm (n 19), aortic dissection (n 5) and aortic pseudoaneurysm (n 4) were included.[] For patients with aortic dissection, multiplanar reformation was useful to demonstrate the intimal flap and entry sites.[] Abdominal aortic aneurysms and aortic dissections prevailed among men and aortic dissections and aortic aneurysms of unspecified site among women.[]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    This mucin stain of the wall of the aorta demonstrates cystic medial necrosis, typical for Marfan's syndrome and causes the connective tissue weakness that explains the aortic[] We investigated the risk for aortic dissection and pregnancy outcome in patients with MS.[] Open surgery is the gold standard to treat aortic dissections in patients with aortic disease and Marfan syndrome.[]

  • Aortic Dissection

    ORPHA:229 Synonym(s): Annuloaortic ectasia Cystic medial necrosis of aorta Prevalence: - Inheritance: - Age of onset: All ages ICD-10: I71.0 OMIM: 607086 UMLS: C0392775 MeSH[] Other acquired causes of aortic dissection include the following: Syphilitic aortitis Deceleration injury possibly with related chest trauma Cystic medial necrosis The normal[] Indications for the surgical treatment of aortic dissection include an acute proximal aortic dissection and an acute distal aortic dissection with one or more complications[]

  • Rare Disease with Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Aortic Dissection

    EN: KAHN ACADEMY – What is Aortic Dissection English animated film about aortic dissection by Kahn Academy.[] See Cystic medial necrosis. a·or·tic dis·sec·tion ( ā-ōr'tik di-sek'shŭn ) A pathologic process, characterized by splitting of the media layer of the aorta, which leads to[] Jorge Adalberto Flores Toshiya Nishibe Fabio Kudo Jun-ichi Oka Keiko Miyazaki Keishu Yasuda Abstract A primary abdominal aortic dissection is exceedingly rare, especially[]

  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

    dissection is very high, indicating that BRM and MMP2 may play important roles in the occurrence and development of thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection.[] In aortic dissection, a tear in the intima allows blood to escape from the true lumen of the aorta.[] Immunofluorescence also showed that BRM and MMP2 were expressed in the thoracic aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection tissue.[]

  • Aortic Dilation

    In patients with dissection, the aorta often exhibits pathologic evidence of cystic medial necrosis similar to the finding in patients with Marfan syndrome.[] Acute aortic dissection was diagnosed while the girl was waiting for elective surgery. She was successfully operated.[] BACKGROUND: Ascending aortic dilation is important in bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) disease, with increased risk of aortic dissection.[]

  • Aortic Disease

    Patients were divided into 4 groups: ascending aortic aneurysm (456; 54.2%); descending aortic aneurysm (86; 10.2%); type A aortic dissection (118; 14.0%); and type B aortic[] Abstract The major diseases affecting the thoracic aorta are aortic aneurysms and acute aortic dissections.[] The patients included those with acute type A aortic dissection (n 103), acute type B aortic dissection (n 30), chronic type B aortic dissection (n 11) and thoracic atherosclerotic[]

  • Aortic Aneurysm

    Pathophysiology Degenerative changes in the wall of the aorta lead to cystic medial necrosis.[] In aortic dissection, a tear in the intima allows blood to escape from the true lumen of the aorta.[] The ascending thoracic aorta is generally most affected by cystic medial necrosis, whereas a descending thoracic aneurysm is primarily a consequence of atherosclerosis.[]

  • Dissecting Aortic Aneurysm

    In each case, cystic medial necrosis of the aorta was present. Prolapse of valves other than the aortic was observed in 45% of the cases with bicuspid aortic valve.[] The autopsy findings showed cystic medial necrosis in the aorta and a right adrenocortical adenoma.[] The aging aorta can develop cystic medial necrosis, which is the breakdown of collagen, elastin and smooth muscle leading to the fragility of the aortic wall.[]

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