Aortic Aneurysm Symptoms and Signs: Causes

An aortic aneurysm may not produce symptoms or signs unless it ruptures. Signs and symptoms can include deep pain in the lower back or flank and abdominal pulsations. Rupture of an aortic aneurysm is a serious emergency. Sudden and severe pain is the most common symptom of a ……

Aortic aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

Aortic dissection and aortic aneurysm. An aortic aneurysm occurs when a weak spot in the wall of your aorta begins to bulge (left). This can occur anywhere in your aorta. Having an aneurysm increases the risk of an aortic dissection — a tear in the lining of the aorta, shown in the image on the right.…

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Thoracic aortic dissection is usually suspected clinically from the history and physical examination when a patient presents with severe, sharp, or "tearing" often migratory anterior chest pain (in ascending aortic dissection) or posterior chest or back pain (arch or descending aortic dissection).…

Aortic Dissection - Type A And B - Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Aortic dissection symptoms. Aortic dissection can be rapidly fatal, with many patients dying before presentation to the emergency department or before diagnosis is made in the emergency department. No one sign or symptom can positively identify acute aortic dissection. In most cases, the symptoms begin suddenly, and include severe chest pain.…