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A 59-year-old male asked:

Is a dilated iliac artery 1.8 cm related in anyway to my ascending aortic aneurysm 4.75? i have both.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Yes: Same process - the usual cause is atherosclerosis although there are rarer genetic causes too.
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: They are part of the same process -- if you end up having the aortic aneurysm repaired, it is likely that your vascular surgeon will also fix the iliac aneurysm at the same time.
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Last updated May 25, 2017

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