Compare acute myocardial infarction and dissecting aortic aneurysm pain.
Acute myocardial infarction pain feels like tightness/pressure, while dissecting aortic aneurysm pain is a ripping/tearing sensation.
Pain from a dissecting aortic aneurysm and acute myocardial infarction both “come and go” and both are usually described as “stabbing,” rather than “pressure.”
Dissecting aortic aneurysm pain often follows other symptoms, like sweating and nausea, while acute myocardial infarction pain usually does not.
Acute myocardial infarction pain is a sharp, tearing sensation, while dissecting aortic aneurysm pain feels like tightness/pressure.
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