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Term:Vertebral Artery Dissection
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Definition: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.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Dissecting Vertebral Artery Aneurysm;   Spontaneous Vertebral Artery Dissection;   Traumatic Vertebral Artery Dissection;   Vertebral Artery Dissections
 primary_id: MESH:D020217;   RDO:0007356
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  disease 16022
    Wounds and Injuries 823
      Nervous System Trauma 526
        Cerebrovascular Trauma 52
          Vertebral Artery Dissection 0
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  disease 16022
    disease of anatomical entity 15275
      nervous system disease 10770
        central nervous system disease 8860
          brain disease 8147
            cerebrovascular disease 809
              Cerebrovascular Trauma 52
                Vertebral Artery Dissection 0
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