Aortic dissection

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DDx

  • Myocardial infarction
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Esophageal perforation, e.g., Boerhaave's syndrome
  • Strangulated hiatal hernia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pericarditis or cardiac tamponade
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Intestinal ischemia

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DDx

  • Myocardial infarction
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Esophageal perforation, e.g., Boerhaave's syndrome
  • Strangulated hiatal hernia
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pericarditis or cardiac tamponade
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Intestinal ischemia

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