Aortic dissection presenting as ischemic stroke: A case report Iskemik Inme ile Prezente olan Aort Diseksiyonu: Bir Olgu Sunumu

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Akpinar Ç. K., Dogru H.

Turk Beyin Damar Hastaliklar Dergisi, vol.21, no.3, pp.200-203, 2015 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5505/tbdhd.2015.41636
  • Journal Name: Turk Beyin Damar Hastaliklar Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.200-203
  • Keywords: Aortic dissection, Echocardiography, Ischemic stroke
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


An aortic dissection (AD) is the accumulation of blood in the wall of the aorta on account of a tear in the aort intima. The most typical manifestation is a severe chest pain. Atypical findings might be present in in some cases and this might lead to delay in diagnosis. Echocardiography (ECHO) is a noninvasive and easily available technique used in the diagnosis of AD. AD requires urgent surgery and the delay in the diagnosis and the treatment results in high this study an aortic case characterized with ischemic stroke is presented.