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Brain Aneurysm Hereditary
My mom died if a brain aneurysm at 42. Her migraines got much worse prior. Mine now are too. A both have behcets. Could this be hereditary?
Probably: Your question is made more complex by your medical history and that of your mom. Behchets syndrome, which can lead to vasculitis involving the arteries of the brain. This could result in bleeding from break down of an artery, similar to how an artery bleeds from a berry aneurysm that ruptures. There appears to be genetic predisposition to susceptibility to behchets syn. And to berry aneurysms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't want to pass out, I'm really worried about a brain aneurysm. can anyone shed some light on this for me?
A brain aneurysm: is an out pouching of one of the vessels inside of the brain. The biggest concern is if this were to rupture. This in turn, could cause a person to loose consciousness. Monitoring and a discussion with a neurosurgeon about risks and potential for surgery would be warranted depending on size and severity. ...Read more
Berry aneurysm: The most common and classic brain aneurysm is the berry or saccular aneurysm. These appear as a ballooning at the branchpoints of cerebral vessels typically at the base of the brain in the circle of willis. These are usually asymptomatic until there is a devastating hemorrhage from them. The treatment is to obliterate the aneurysm with surgery or endovascular (coiling techniques). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Artery wall bulge: Normally blood vessels are smooth and even like a sipping straw. Occasionally the wall weakens from age, trauma, atherosclerosis, plaque and the wall bulges out kind of like blowing bubblegum. The wall becomes thinner than normal thus is prone to rupture which allows for bleeding to occur. Aneurysms can occur on any artery cerebral ( brain) is common, renal, aortic size is important. ...Read more
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