What is the anatomy of a blood vessel relative to thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA)?

Updated: Apr 02, 2021
  • Author: Elaine Tseng, MD; Chief Editor: Mary C Mancini, MD, PhD, MMM  more...
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A blood vessel has the following three layers:

  • Intima (inner layer made of endothelial cells)
  • Media (containing muscular elastic fibers)
  • Adventitia (outer connective tissue)

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