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calcified brain aneurysm

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Even if the aneurysm appears calcified on the ct scan, it frequently is not completely calcified. There usually is a portion of the wall that is not c ... Read More
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Aneurysm brain: Any aneurysm in the brain, whether calcified or not has a risk of rupture.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Could be: Presence of calcification is indication of chronicity, and may be clue to prior local bleeding. Size is most critical, as an aneurysm larger than 0.9 ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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MRA / Cerebral Angio: A diagnostic test is necessary. The least invasive would be the MRA if there are any questions the a Full Cerebral Angiogram is indicated
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Ernest
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
A brain aneurysm: is an out pouching of one of the vessels inside of the brain. The biggest concern is if this were to rupture. This in turn, could cause a person to ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Response: Concussions do NOT cause brain aneurysms, and unless you have family hx of vascular malformations, signs of polycystic kidney disease, or abnormalitie ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU MAY HAVE : Another cause for headaches other than the aneurysm. You need to see your doctor for proper diagnosis please.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Crikey, Juan!: Exercising doesn't cause brain aneurysms. NOT exercising also doesn't cause brain aneurysms. Sedentary people are MORE likely to get "c ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
18 years experience Cardiology
Abnorml blood vessel: A brain aneurysm is an abnormal ballooning out of a blood vessel in the brain. The concern is that the aneurysm is weaker than normal blood vessels, a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
Dilation of artery: A brain aneurysm refers to an abnormal focal dilation/outpouching of an artery supplying blood to the brain. These outpouchings can take on various s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cerebral aneurysm: read this: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_aneurysm/detail_cerebral_aneurysms.htm
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
No: Prognosis is bad if untreated, undetected. 25 % will die immediatly , 25 % later in hospital stay, 25 % will have severe neurological problems. Ear ... Read More
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