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what is the difference between an aneurysm and an embolism?

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Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
See: An aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation or bulging of an artery. An embolism is an abnormal particle that travels through the circulation, such as clot, air, tumor, or foreign object.
Answered on Jan 9, 2017

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