Painless Aortic Dissection—Diagnostic Dilemma With Fatal Outcomes: What Do We Learn?

@inproceedings{Fatima2017PainlessAD,
  title={Painless Aortic Dissection—Diagnostic Dilemma With Fatal Outcomes: What Do We Learn?},
  author={Saeeda Fatima and Konika Sharma},
  booktitle={Journal of investigative medicine high impact case reports},
  year={2017}
}
Aortic dissection is the most catastrophic clinical condition that involves the aorta. It has a high mortality as well as high rate of misdiagnosis due to frequent unusual presentation. Typically, it presents with acute chest, back, and tearing abdominal pain. However, it can present atypically with minimal or no pain, making diagnosis difficult. Physicians… CONTINUE READING