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Sinus Of Valsalva Aneurysm
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Brain aneurysm: A cavernous aneurysm is a common finding that if truly cavernous, indicates that it is located outside of the brain and generally carries a benign prognosis. It may be of concern if it gets sufficiently large (usually > 1.5 cm) and presses on important nerves. Treatment is usually endovascular, including now flow diverting devices. Smaller cavernous aneurysms are usually managed conservatively. ...Read more
Not usually: Aneurysms of the cavernous sinus may cause symptoms from compression of the nerves which control eye movement, or compression of the nerves which supply sensation of the face. Once these symptoms occur, they are unlikely to go away without treatment of the aneurysm. These aneurysms are unlikely to resolve on their own. If it is causing symptoms, it probably should be treated. ...Read more
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My sister says she has cavernous sinus aneurysm. Are family members more likely to get the same thing?
Was planning to see classmates at upcoming 20th reunion. Now I am hearing my best friend has cavernous sinus aneurysm. What is that?
Type brain aneurysm: The cavernous sinus consists of veins, the carotid artery, and nerves. It can be affected by various disease processes including infections, inflammation, aneurysms, and tumors. Aneurysms usually arise from the internal carotid artery as it passes through the sinus. Aneurysms are dangerous because they may rupture and therefore should be treated using endovascular techniques. ...Read more
Do we need to report cavernous sinus aneurysm as a long-term health condition, or does it go away after being treated? My teen is getting ready to go to college.
Could echocardiography find a congenitally weakened part of the aortic sinus before it develops into an aneurysm?
Should I be worried about neck pain lasting longer than a week and now causing headaches and what feels like sinus pain?
worried about brain aneurysm.
Have sinus of valsava of 3.8mm with mild aortic regurgitation cardiologist ok'ed exercise is isometric exercises ok in moderation nothing to extreme?
Sinus of Valsalva: Need more details. Which sinus because 2 of 3 are where a coronary artery originals. Discuss with the Dr. who did the testing as he knows which one. Ask if you only have 2 instead of 3 as 2 more likely to have aortic regurgitation at your age. Ask what is the reason for the regurgitation. You should probably take antibiotics before dental procedures but ask team. ...Read more
Would someone who has chronic sinus allergies be at any significant risk for a brain aneurism due to frequent nose blowing over a long time?
Can a symptomatic unruptured brain aneurysm stop showing symptoms headache symptoms and only show sinus symptoms?
My interpretation: Not sure what you imply by "symptomatic", as most unruptured brain aneurysms cause no overt symptoms and are merely found when MRI is done looking for explanations of migraines. In my experience, the aneurysm does not cause headaches until rupture, which can be deadly. Aneurysm NEVER causes sinus symptoms. Can a Concierge visit help? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraine by r.eye n behind eye. lingers constant. bend over feel pressure neurologist wants mra dx aneurysm r/o.Does pressure aspect indicate sinus?
Possible: There are many possibilities here. Best to follow the medical advice of your neurologist ...Read more
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