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Can brain aneurysm be genetic?

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Dr. Robert Replogle
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
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 aneurysms are present approximately 10% of the time in those families.
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