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Vertebral Artery Dissection

"Vertebral Artery Dissection" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vertebral Artery Dissection" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Vertebral Artery Dissection" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2014 and 2016
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