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Dissection of the Ascending Aorta
Dissection of the Ascending Aorta

This illustration shows a coronal section of the lungs and heart. Also shown are the layers of the wall of the aorta. The inner layer of the aorta is lacerated and this inner layer begins to dissect or separate from the middle layer of the aorta.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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