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what is the definition or description of: aneurysm?

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Dilated blood vessel: An aneurysm is an abnormally dilated blood vessel, usually defined as a diameter 2x normal or larger. As weakened vessels get larger, there is risk of potential rupture or other complication.
Answered on Sep 22, 2018
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