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Pregnancy and an Aortic dissection.

Pregnancy and an Aortic dissection.

Having an aortic dissection during pregnancy is associated with 50% of aortic dissections in women under the age of 40 and most frequently occurring in the third trimester.

This might be attributable to elevations in cardiac output during pregnancy that cause increased wall stress.

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