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Can Dissections Occur In A Perfectly Healthy And Normal Aorta?

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Posted on Thu, 19 Dec 2019
Question: Can Dissections occur in a perfectly healthy and normal aorta?
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Highly Unlikely

Detailed Answer:
Hello

In a young individual who is perfectly healthy without any history of hypertension or any other associated medical comorbidity it’s highly unlikely to have aortic dissection.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Bhanu Partap (8 hours later)
Would myopericarditis be considered one of those comorbidities. Despite the fact that it has resolved?
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (13 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Hello again

Detailed Answer:
Myopericarditis is not considered a comorbidity as such.

Kind Regards
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Can Dissections Occur In A Perfectly Healthy And Normal Aorta?

Brief Answer: Highly Unlikely Detailed Answer: Hello In a young individual who is perfectly healthy without any history of hypertension or any other associated medical comorbidity it’s highly unlikely to have aortic dissection. Kind Regards