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Merits monitoring.: Monitoring of an aortic aneurysm entails a history and physical exam with special attention to blood pressure control, echocardiography to image the ascending aortic dimension and ct scan of the aorta, preferably to perform volumetric assessment of aortic dimensions with yearly comparisons to determine whether or not the aneurysm is enlarging. Some cardiovascular surgeons specialize in this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Call 911: Call 911 as these are life threatening emergencies. Which type of aneurysm? Abdominal aortic aneurysm - see GI surgeon. Cerebral aneurysm - see neurosurgeon. What symptoms? Aneurysms are usually asymptomatic until they burst, which may lead to death in a very short time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Stable aneurysms (small and not growing) usually have no symptoms ... Large or growing aneurysms, or those about to rupture usually cause pain (abdomen and/or back) and problems with organs that have had their artery branches from the aorta closed off (e.g. Intestines, kidneys, legs, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What if any would be the symptoms if your splenic aneurysm is growing? Is it a slow or fast growing condition?
Often nothing: ill defined upper abdominal pain can be caused by splenic aneurysms but most are asymptomatic. Also most splenic aneurysms don't grow and we are rethinking when to treat them At present the indications are size>2 cm, patients with liver disease or a woman who can become pregnant. Best way to follow is ultrasound or CT scan. ...Read more
If u have an aneurysm that is rapidly expanding, do u get symptoms? if it expand in like 2 months time to a point it will rupture?
Aneurysms: Need monitoring and more information is needed for this question ...Read more
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