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Aortic Arch Syndromes

Conditions resulting from abnormalities in the arteries branching from the ASCENDING AORTA, the curved portion of the aorta. These syndromes are results of occlusion or abnormal blood flow to the head-neck or arm region leading to neurological defects and weakness in an arm. These syndromes are associated with vascular malformations; ATHEROSCLEROSIS; TRAUMA; and blood clots.

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.109.239

MeSH Unique ID: D001015

Entry Terms:

  • Syndrome, Aortic Arch
  • Syndromes, Aortic Arch
  • Aortic Arch Syndrome

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