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Can A Young Person Die From Aaa
Yes: Any person with a AAA can die. Typically the larger the aneurysm, the greater the risk. Younger individuals, especially less than 40, typically do not have significant aneurysms without a familial cause such as marfan's or ehlers danlos and in these patient the aneurysms can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Abdominal aortic aneurysm is the dangerous condition where a portion of the wall of the aorta, the largest artery in the body, becomes thin and bulges out. This puts the aorta at risk of bursting, which is frequently fatal. Weakness of the wall of the aorta is often due to a long history of high blood ...Read more
Pulse in my stomach. I was told i was too young for aaa, any ideas? I have had full abdominal ultrasounds but nothing that looks at aorta directly.
Went to doc for sinus infection. Abdominal exam revealed "palpable abdominal aorta" & now told to get ultrasound. But a bit young for possible AAA???
Old man dies of sepsis after elective AAA.is it necessarily a medical mistake or neglect?for example unsterile equip?how common is sepsis after AAA?
Sepsis or: bacterial infection of the blood after a surgical procedure happens infrequently, but enough to warrant many surgeons using prophylactic antibiotics immediately following the surgery. As a rule of thumb, the more invasive and prolonged the surgery, which is usually the case with open AAA repair, the more likely you will contract sepsis. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Yes: Marfans is a connective tissue disorder that can affect, amongst other structural tissues, the aorta. In hypertensives in particular, marfans does make one more susceptible to abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms. These can detected and treated by a variety of methods, but confirmation of the diagnosis is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infrarenal: The most common location for an AAA is below the level of the renal (kidney) arteries. Anatomically, this is below the level of the bottom of your breastbone and above your belly button-- but remember, the aorta sits closer to the back than to the front; it sits right on your spine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rare, not impossibl: Yes it is possible. Abdominal aortic aneurysms (and thoracic ) were reported in children as early as 6yrs. Unlike adults which atherosclerosis etiology. In children they are very rare and etiology due to vasculitis( inflamtion of vessels ) as in takayasu's arteritis, marfan's due to weak collagen, tuberous sclerosis.Need surgery as soon as diagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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