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Cerebral Aneurysm Thrombosis Or Hemorrhage Can Be The Cause Of
MRI and MRA brain: Yes, an MRI can visualize blood vessels but not well; an MRA (MR angiogram) is the optimal MR test. It uses gadolinium which is not a radio-iodine and is not kidney toxic. Gadolinium can be eliminated slowly however, if a person has kidney impairment, and then the gadolinium can enter dermal tissues. Radiologists are aware. ...Read more
Cancer-no, Stroke-?: AVM's (artero-venous malformations) do not cause cancer. Whether or not they may cause a stroke, depends! The location, size, luck, and other risk factors all must be figured in. Lots of people have AVM's in their brains and elsewhere and never know they have them because they never cause problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can cutting off circulation to any facial arteries cause clotting that can travel to the brain and cause stroke or aneurysm formation?
Nature1: During development of our bodies, certain structures are not perfectly formed...So that is what may have happened. The exact cause, unknown, but it is harmless as nature takes care of it by providing back up veins which take over the functions quite well. So no worries here! ...Read more
The worst headache: Almost all patients who present with a ruptured cerebral aneurysm describe a severe headaches, or "the worst headache of my life" and that is the least severe presentation. In more severe cases patients can have depressed levels of consciousness all the way up to a coma. A specific aneurysm location can also cause a enlarged pupil. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aneurysm formation: Emboli to the brain usually result in stroke. Emboli can be made of calcium or can be made of clotted blood. Rarely one can get septic emboli (infected material) go to the brain. You'll hear the term mycotic aneurysm which implies a fungal infection, however, the majority of these types of aneurysms are bacterial in origin. The infection and source of the infection is usually treated and subsequen. ...Read more
What type of shock syndrome can dissecting aneurysm and vena cave compression are obstructions that cause?
Yes. Call Now!: Patients who have had carotid artery surgery definitely have a risk of stroke. The highest risk of stroke is during and immediately after the procedure and is generally quoted at about 2%. If you are experiencing any signs of stroke and have had recent carotid surgery call your surgeon immediately or go to the emergency room. Difficulty speaking or weakness on one side of the body would be the most common complaints. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does hypoplasia of the left anterior cerebral artery a1 segment increase risk for aneurysm or ischemic and hemorrhaging strokes?If yes why?
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