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Dissection of which artery is common in pregnancy: (LQ)



A Aorta
B Coronary
C Carotid
D Splenic

Ans. D Vertebral artery

i. Berry aneurysm refers to a small spherical dilatation (1-15 cm. in diameter)

ii. Saccular aneurysm is a giant berry aneurysms

iii. Fusiform aneurysm - granular progressive dilatation of vessel lumen

iv. Dissecting aneurysm arises when blood enters the wall of the artery

a. Arteriosclerotic (Atherosclerotic) Aneurysms:

i. Patients with aneurysms less than 6 cm in diameter rarely die of rupture, where as 50% of those with aneurysms 6 or more cm in diameter suffer fatal rupture

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