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J Korean Soc Emerg Med > Volume 11(4); 2000 > Article
Journal of The Korean Society of Emergency Medicine 2000;11(4): 592-596.
Aortic Dissection after Normal Vaginal Delivery
Min Seob Sim, Hyoung Gon Song, Yeon Kwon Jeong, Keunjeong Song
ABSTRACT
Hypertension is a risk factor for developing fatal aortic dissection. Aortic dissection occurs 2~3 times as often in men than in women between ages of 50~70 years old. Among other risk factors, aortic dissection occurs especially in women below the age of 40 years old in pregnancy-related cases. In pregnancy-related cases, aortic dissection occurs in the third trimester and in puerperium, as well as in multiparous women. The writers experienced an aortic dissection related pregnancy. The patient was 32 years old, diagnosis of dissection occurred in the postpartum period. Although, aortic dissection is a rare complication of pregnancy, the knowledge of this may assist the emergency physician save the lives of patients.
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