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Are men or women more likely to have an aortic dissection?

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Aortic dissections most often happen in men between the ages of 60 and 80. Men are twice as likely to have an aortic dissection as women.

From: What is Aortic Dissection? WebMD Medical Reference

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Medscape: “Aortic Dissection.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

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Mayo Clinic: “Aortic Dissection.”

Medscape: “Aortic Dissection.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

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