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Cerebral Aneurysm

02 August 2019

The word aneurysm comes from the Greek word aneurysma which means widening.  An aneurysm is, basically, a bulge in an artery.  Aneurysms can be congenital, meaning that they are present at birth, or they can occur due to a weakening in the arteries caused by high blood pressure, head trauma or atherosclerosis (blocked arteries).

A cerebral aneurysm is a potential medical emergency and prognosis obviously vastly depends on if the aneurysm has ruptured or not.  Most aneurysms only cause noticeable symptoms if they burst.

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Cerebral Aneurysm