Paraplegic Neurodeficit Management Post Endovascular Graft: A Rare Case of Aortic Dissection 2292-2293
Dr. Kanse Vilas Yadavarao,
# 4 Postgraduate Gents hostel 5A, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal-795004, Manipur, India.
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Acute aortic dissection is a catastrophic episode that usually presents as a sudden, painful, ripping sensation in the chest or back. It is associated with neurologic sequelae in as many as one-third of patients. We report a case of aortic dissection, presenting as acute paraplegia. A 50-year-old patient presented to us with chief complaints of paraplegia and back pain. On examination, strength was 5/5 in both upper extremities and 0/5 in both lower extremities. Deep tendon reflexes were absent in her legs. CT angiogram of aorta Aortic Dissection Stanford type B / De-Bakey type â€“III. Patient was treated with endovascular graft for aortic dissection, paraplegia recovered completely.