Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm is a type of aneurysm that takes place in the artery called the aorta, which passes through the heart and is the largest in size. Some of the causal factors of this condition are injury caused by falling from moving vehicles or heights, inflammation of the aorta, alterations in the body brought about by increasing age, damage caused by contracting syphilis and so on. Some symptoms associated with this disorder include hoarseness in the voice, feelings of nausea or vomiting, rise in heart rate, swelling in the neck area, problems in swallowing food or water and so on.
HOW IS THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM DIAGNOSED?
Smoking is a major risk factor for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm.