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aorta

Thursday 18 October 2007

Normal histology

- HPC:160 : Normal aortic wall
- HPC:365 : Normal aortic wall
- HPC:364 : Normal aortic wall
- HPC:357 : Normal aortic wall

Segments

- aortic root
- thoracic aorta

  • ascending thoracic aorta
  • horizontal thoracic aorta
  • descending thoracic aorta

- abdominal aorta
- aortic bifurcation

Pathology

- aortic malformations

  • right aortic arch
  • aortic coarctation

- aortic dissection (dissection of the aorta)

  • dissection of the ascending aorta
  • dissection of thoracic aorta

See also

- aortic bifurcation
- vena cava

Videos

- Aorta (part 1) by Washington Deceit

- Aorta (part 2) (elastic fiber stain) by Washington Deceit

Portfolio

  • Dissection of proximal ascending thoracic aorta in Marfan disease
  • Dissection of proximal ascending thoracic aorta in Marfan disease
  • Dissection of proximal ascending thoracic aorta in Marfan disease