Acute aortic dissection presenting as case of accidental falling with flaccidity of left lower extremity.

Abstract

Aortic dissection is often a catastrophic, life-threatening condition that may not always present with symptoms. Without intensive treatment, the mortality within the first 2 weeks of onset is reportedly as high as 80%. Acute aortic dissection classically presents with the symptoms of abrupt chest pain that sometimes radiates to the back, abdominal pain, or… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2008.03.051

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@article{Lin2009AcuteAD, title={Acute aortic dissection presenting as case of accidental falling with flaccidity of left lower extremity.}, author={Bao-Fang Lin and Yi-Shan Chen and H N Weng and Wei-Tso Chia}, journal={The American journal of emergency medicine}, year={2009}, volume={27 1}, pages={127.e1-2} }