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Int J Surg Case Rep


Rare case of aortic aneurysm with type A dissection (extending to right coronary artery) and severe AR in a nonhypertensive and non pregnant female.


H S N S, Chikamuniswamy R, M C Y, Patil R, Patil V, Raj S, Jadav S, D B, B N K M, Reddy B, B C S, T R R, C N M
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2019; 63:113-117.
PMID: 31585320.


Typically a patient with acute aortic dissection presents with severe chest pain radiating to the back, tearing in nature. Rarely it can present as painless acute aortic dissection this is seen in iatrogenic cases or when associated with atherosclerosis, diabetes, or aortic aneurysm.