Tortuous aorta

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What is tortuous aorta?

A tortuous aorta may be characterized as a twisted, curved, enlarged or narrowed blood vessel of the heart. An underlying cause of the distorted shape may be due to a build up of fatty tissue that collects on the walls of the vessels or, it may be a finding from birth.

Common symptoms reported by people with tortuous aorta

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with tortuous aorta

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Who has tortuous aorta on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 2
50s 6
60s 9
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

56% Female
44% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from tortuous aorta patients who have completed their condition history
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