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How does an aneurysm differ from a blood clot?

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Dr. Peter H'doubler
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Very different

An aneurysm is an enlargement or dilitation of a blood vessel.
This is the result of weakening in the wall of the artery. The flow of blood through the aneurysmal vessel usually remains normal. A blood clot is coagulated blood inside the artery...This impedes blood flow and usually leads to symptoms of ischemia in the part of the body the artery supplies.

In brief: Very different

An aneurysm is an enlargement or dilitation of a blood vessel.
This is the result of weakening in the wall of the artery. The flow of blood through the aneurysmal vessel usually remains normal. A blood clot is coagulated blood inside the artery...This impedes blood flow and usually leads to symptoms of ischemia in the part of the body the artery supplies.
Dr. Peter H'doubler
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Aneurysm is

Vessel enlargement and blood clit is just that.

In brief: Aneurysm is

Vessel enlargement and blood clit is just that.
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