What is Aneurysm?

It is an abnormal dilatation of a blood vessel , which has an increased chance of rupture.

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Is a blockage in the branch of the main aorta in lower abdomen an aneurysm?

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Blockade of the branch of Aorta can be due to Atherosclorosis . As per your guessing Aneurysm is an abnormal...

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Ten days ago my friend had blood leaking in her brain from an aneurysm on the right temple area. She had a coil inserted. The aneurysm did not...

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An aneurysm is bulging, weak area in...

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My uncle was just told by his doctor that he has an aneurysm in the artery that is conneccted to the kindeys. The doctor told him that he has two...

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aneurisms may have a very slow progression or may rapidly give a rupture, which in the case of renal artery may be lethal. Much depends...

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