Aortic aneurysm

What is Aortic aneurysm?

Aortic anuersym is the abnormal dilation of the aorta at its exit from the left ventricle. Patients usually presents with back pain and hoarseness in voice . It is usually seen in marfans syndrome , homocystenemia, hypercholesterolemia, Ehler Danlos syndrome Causes notching in the ribs medical therapy of hardly any help Most important complcation is rupture. mainly syrgery

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Has anyone ever had a abdominal aortic aneurysm? what are the symptoms, on the whole body? Has anyone ever had a abdominal aortic aneurysm? what...

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What it the likely hood that a 16 year will get an aortic aneurysm?

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Risk factors for the development of aortic aneurysm are:

Coronary Artery Disease
Hypertension
Hypercholesterolemia...

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What are the risks of having surgery on a broken bone in my foot when a have an aortic aneurism?

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