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basilar artery aneurysm symptoms

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
As the name suggests: It is aneurysm of dilatation of the basilar artery (at the back side of brain) due arterial wall disruption as a result of injury.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Trauma: Head or neck injury of significant force can damage the entire or partial arterial wall and cause a dilation as a full thickness aneurysmal wall or a ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Basilar artery: "fenestrations" are found in normal people and by themselves is not harmful. As long as you are healthy you should stop the WORRY which is a lot more ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Little risk of HRT: Rarely it can be associated with the formation of an aneurysm. Some estimates are up to 7%. This is duplication of a portion of the artery. Typically ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Basilar migraine: The most common symptoms of basilar-type migraine in order of decreasing frequency include vertigo (sensation of environment spinning around you), dys ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
Varied: In about 25% of patients, vertigo, slurred speech, and diplopia imply altered brainstem function. Commonly in adolescent women but also in others, to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
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Need specifics: Symptoms of narrowed arteries in the heart is angina or chest pain. Aneurysm causes symptoms depending on the size. Medical or surgical treatment depe ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Few: Abnormal pulsation in the neck, prominent visible structure in the neck, otherwise these aneurysms produce no symptoms. Rarely tia's or stroke sx ar ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
None: Usually none unless it leaks or bursts and then it's very painful, there is large possibly pulsating lump, and, in the worst case, your blood pressure ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
23 years experience Interventional Cardiology
IT is: a ballooning of the basilar artery which supplies blood flow to the brain as a result of trauma.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Artery leak: Artery bleeding is usually quite brisk but with slower bleeding within the spleen, weakness,fatigue and left upper abdominal discomfort may be noted. ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
See your doctor: If you have no symptoms from it, you can follow it with serial scans every 506 months. Do not get pregnant and treat any hypertension. See your local ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Less than 2 mm: The small size has a much lower risk of rupture. They usually grow about 0.2 mm/year . Since this is a growing more rapidly you need to be evaluated a ... Read More

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