Vertebral Artery Dissection
"Vertebral Artery Dissection" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Splitting of the vessel wall in the VERTEBRAL ARTERY. Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the vertebral artery, aneurysm formation, or THROMBOEMBOLISM. Vertebral artery dissection is often associated with TRAUMA and injuries to the head-neck region but can occur spontaneously.
|Vertebral Artery Dissection
- Vertebral Artery Dissection
- Artery Dissection, Vertebral
- Artery Dissections, Vertebral
- Dissection, Vertebral Artery
- Dissections, Vertebral Artery
- Vertebral Artery Dissections
- Dissecting Vertebral Artery Aneurysm
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