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Flashcards in Aortic Dissection Deck (3):
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Presentation of type A

Normotensive/hypotensive, chest pain

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Type B presentation

Hypertension, back pain radiating down to the kidney

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What is a type A, AD

If it occurs before the left sub clav artery then it is a type A if it occurs after it is a type B