Intracranial aneurysm

What is Intracranial aneurysm?

An intracranial aneurysm (also called cerebral or brain aneurysm) is a cerebrovascular disorder in which weakness in the wall of a cerebral artery or vein causes a localized dilation or ballooning of the blood vessel.

Aneurysms in the posterior circulation (basilar, vertebral and posterior communicating arteries) have a higher risk of rupture. Basilar artery aneurysms represent only 3%-5% of all intracranial aneurysms but are the most common aneurysms in the posterior circulation.

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brain anureysumi have been having headaches offa nd on for about two years in the back of my head. the headache feela like heat and pressure that...

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First I advise you to stop worrying about an intracranial aneurysm as you been evaluated...

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my son went to doctor and had to have a mri of brain, said he had sinusitis (nasal passages very swollen) said also showed up on it, something in...

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Hi I am Dr Ravinder Sharma ENT surgeon.
On the basis of information provided it appears that your son has

Sinusitis - It refers to the infection of...

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I have a bad pain in the back of my neck right under the skull. It hurts to touch it and the pain shoots up my head to my temple. Also, the same...

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Your symptoms seem to be related to occipital neuralgia...

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