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Should young children be screened for brain aneurysm if there's a family history?

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Dr. Michael Chen
Neurology

In brief: Probably not

Brain aneurysms are usually acquired, and peak incidence for rupture is in the early 50s.
Very unusual in the pediatric population, even with a family history. Perhaps by the time they are in their mid thirties, if there are two first degree relatives with brain aneurysms, would screening be recommended. Please refer to the brain aneurysm center for women for more details. Chicagoaneurysm.Com.

In brief: Probably not

Brain aneurysms are usually acquired, and peak incidence for rupture is in the early 50s.
Very unusual in the pediatric population, even with a family history. Perhaps by the time they are in their mid thirties, if there are two first degree relatives with brain aneurysms, would screening be recommended. Please refer to the brain aneurysm center for women for more details. Chicagoaneurysm.Com.
Dr. Michael Chen
Dr. Michael Chen
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In brief: Depends

Seizures, headaches, neuro symptoms.
May not be present until later in life even with family history.

In brief: Depends

Seizures, headaches, neuro symptoms.
May not be present until later in life even with family history.
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