Aortic pain.

@article{Wooley1998AorticP,
  title={Aortic pain.},
  author={Charles F. Wooley and Evan Sparks and Harisios Boudoulas},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular diseases},
  year={1998},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={563-89}
}
With the exception of the pain of acute aortic dissection, the thoracic aorta is not usually considered as a pain-producing organ. However, nineteenth century clinicians considered the aorta as a source of cardiovascular pain in the presence of autopsy-documented inflammatory aortitis, aortic aneurysms, and arterial hypertension, whereas early in the twentieth century, aortic pain reactions were elicited in experimental studies involving distension of the ascending aorta or the application of… CONTINUE READING

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