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Distribution of Thoracic Aorta Aneurysms (4).

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  1. Ascending Aorta / Aortic Root - 60%.
  2. Aortic Arch - 10%.
  3. Descending Aorta - 30%.
  4. Thoracoabdominal Aorta Segments - 10%.
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Main Causes of Thoracic Aorta Aneurysms (2).

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  1. Connective Tissue Disorders.

2. Bicuspid Aortic Valve.

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Prognosis of Thoracic Aorta Aneurysms (3).

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Rate is higher with :-

  1. Marfan’s Syndrome.
  2. Descending Aorta Aneurysms.
  3. Dissected Aneurysm.