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What percentage of cerebral aneurysms are genetic

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: There are some conditions that lead to these - see your neurosurgeon if you are concerned.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Replogle
28 years experience in Neurosurgery
Occasionally: Most aneurysms are sporadic and not familial. If two or more first degree relatives in a family carry aneurysms, it is considered genetic and aneurysm ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not clear: There are frequently no warnings and no associated diseases.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Bafound.org: Will give good info.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
1 in 20: Actually, according to the NIH, the number is 5% (1 in 20) but only a tiny percent will ever have issues with it. Here is the reference: http://www.nl ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
43 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Very rare: It is very rare. As long as you don't have any symptoms you will be okay.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
32 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Tough question: This is a tough question. It depends upon the actual location of the aneurysm and size. This is a question best answered by the doctor who treated you ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Can be serious : See brainaneurysm.Com and taafonline.Org. Also need to discuss your case with a neurosurgeon.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Giannotta
48 years experience in Neurosurgery
Bad luck: Aneurysms can run in families occasionally. If you have two first degree relatives with documented cerebral aneurysms, then it's possible it is hered ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John h Rees
39 years experience in Radiology
Cerebral aneurysm: An cerebral aneurysm is a focal outpouching or dilation of a portion of an artery providing blood to the brain.
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