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What are the symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Typically non

Most of them are asymptomatic.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm can cause mid abdominal and back pain sometimes. Severe pain and fever if infected. Unusually emboli or clots to legs and ischemia. Thoracic aortic aneurysm may cause back pain, or compression on structure like esophagous(difficulty swallowing), trachea or bronchus( difficulty breathing) or nerves like recurrent laryngeal nerve( horesness).

In brief: Typically non

Most of them are asymptomatic.
Abdominal aortic aneurysm can cause mid abdominal and back pain sometimes. Severe pain and fever if infected. Unusually emboli or clots to legs and ischemia. Thoracic aortic aneurysm may cause back pain, or compression on structure like esophagous(difficulty swallowing), trachea or bronchus( difficulty breathing) or nerves like recurrent laryngeal nerve( horesness).
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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In brief: Zero to major

Most patients with aortic aneurysms are without symptoms.
If you have a family history or a personal history of certain connective tissue disorder, your risk for developing an aneurysm is higher and screening is recommended. Don't wait for symptoms to develop as aneurysm leakage or rupture will lead to severe consequences and even death.

In brief: Zero to major

Most patients with aortic aneurysms are without symptoms.
If you have a family history or a personal history of certain connective tissue disorder, your risk for developing an aneurysm is higher and screening is recommended. Don't wait for symptoms to develop as aneurysm leakage or rupture will lead to severe consequences and even death.
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