Aortic dissection

Free Illustration of Aortic Dissection (False Aortic Lumen – Aortic Dissecan Aneurysm). In tis illustration this is caused by arteriosclerosis. The tunica media and the tunica intima have separated from each other and thus form a false lumen.The intima is torn in the area of the ascending aorta, the re-entry of the false lumen into the main lumen of the aorta occurs in the area of the descending aorta (classification: DeBakey I).


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