aortic sinus

aortic sinus n SINUS OF VALSALVA

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  • Aortic sinus — Infobox Anatomy Name = Aortic sinus Latin = sinus aortae GraySubject = 138 GrayPage = 535 Caption = Aorta laid open to show the semilunar valves. (Aortic sinus labeled at upper left.) Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = s 12 …   Wikipedia

  • Rupture of aortic sinus — If there is any aneurysm of the aortic sinus or sinus of valsalva, then it may rupture due to some causes. These are:1. infective endocarditis involving the aortic wall.2. syphilis etc.The manifestations appear depending on the site where the… …   Wikipedia

  • sinus of Valsalva — sinus of Val·sal·va väl säl və n any one of the pouches of the aorta and pulmonary artery which are located behind the flaps of the semilunar valves and into which the blood in its regurgitation toward the heart enters and thereby closes the… …   Medical dictionary

  • sinus aortae — [TA] aortic sinus: a dilatation between the aortic wall and each of the semilunar cusps of the aortic valve; from two of these sinuses the coronary arteries take origin. Called also Petit s., s. of Morgagni, and s. of Valsalva …   Medical dictionary

  • Aortic valve stenosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 I35.0, I06.0, Q23.0 …   Wikipedia

  • Aortic aneurysm — Classification and external resources CT reconstruction image of an abdominal aortic aneurysm ICD 10 I …   Wikipedia

  • Aortic dissection — Classification and external resources Dissection of the aorta descendens (3), which starts from the left subclavian artery, reaching to the abdominal aorta (4). Aorta ascendens (1) and aortic arch (2) are not involved …   Wikipedia

  • Aortic insufficiency — See also: mitral regurgitation and tricuspid insufficiency Aortic insufficiency Classification and external resources Micrograph of myxomatous degeneration – a cause of aortic insufficiency …   Wikipedia

  • sinus — 1. [TA] A channel for the passage of blood or lymph, without the coats of an ordinary vessel; e.g., blood passages in the gravid uterus or those in the cerebral meninges. 2. [TA] A cavity or …   Medical dictionary

  • Aneurysm of sinus of Valsalva — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = Aorta laid open to show the semilunar valves. (Aortic sinus, also known as sinus of Valsalva , is labeled at upper right.) DiseasesDB = 32260 ICD10 = ICD10|Q|25|4|q|20 (EUROCAT Q25.43) ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM …   Wikipedia

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