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.
- Marfan syndrome
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine