Why do you get a pleural effusion (Left > Right) in Aortic Dissection?

Why do you get a pleural effusion (Left > Right) in Aortic Dissection?

Authored By Harriet Blundell on Wednesday 24th April 2013

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sampath kumar
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Posted over 7 years ago

aoric dissection means tearing of wall of aorta .blood flows between the layers of aorta. more common in the ascending aorta 60%, then arch of aorta , then descending aorta
pleural effusions is not seen in every aortic disssections its more common

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