A site for medical students - Practical,Theory,Osce Notes

What are the features of Aortic pain?

Aortic pain is due to dissecting aneurysm of aorta
Acute excruciating, tearing type of chest pain is felt by the patient
Site of pain depends on the site of dissection
Pain may radiate to back.
This may be added with features of ischemia elsewhere, like Ischemic stroke, acute paraplegia,ischemia of limbs.