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Aortic Dissection | Rodney's Story

Rodney was airlifted to Johns Hopkins after experiencing sudden chest discomfort, leg numbness and excruciating pain. The culprit was a life-threatening tear in his aorta, the vessel that supplies blood from the heart to the rest of the body.

 
 
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