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Dissection (medical)
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Aortic dissection
ICD-9 441.0, 443.2
MeSH D000784

In medical pathology, dissection (or dissecting aneurysm) refers to a tear within the wall of a blood vessel, which allows blood to separate the wall layers, creating a pseudoaneurysm.

Types

Examples include:

Carotid and vertebral artery dissection are grouped together as "cervical artery dissection".

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