Pathology of the Aorta

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The aorta is a distinctive surgical pathology specimen removed most frequently for aneurysm or dissection. Genetic syndromes, inflammatory processes and acquired diseases of aging result in aortic pathology; these are presented in terms of pathology, differential diagnosis and classification schemes. The pathologic context of a variety of commonly encountered histopathologies is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)417-433
Number of pages17
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2012


  • Aneurysm
  • Aorta
  • Dissection
  • Marfan syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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