What are the symptoms of a carotid artery aneurysm?

Mass or stroke. Most often present as pulsatile mass in the neck usually painless. They can embolize or thrombose, which is rare, causing stroke . In cases of large ones they can compress surrounding structures like cranial nerves , larynx ( causing hoarseness) or pharynx (causing trouble swallowing ).
Few. Abnormal pulsation in the neck, prominent visible structure in the neck, otherwise these aneurysms produce no symptoms. Rarely tia's or stroke sx are noted.

Related Questions

Can you see a carotid artery aneurysm on a neck ct scan with contrast?

Yes . Yes, if the CT protocol is correct and you are talking about IV contrast and especially if you are talking about a CT angiogram (CTA). A carotid duplex ultrasound would also show it without radiation. Read more...

I was wondering what are the signs for carotid artery aneurysm?

Subtle. The physical signs include a pulsatile neck mass. Otherwise, the findings are generally what you would expect from carotid disease in general. Since this a specific question, it soynds like you see something now. Follow up with your doctor for an examination and probably a carotid ultrasound. Read more...

Noticed a pulsating lump in neck, feels like it is directly to the side of carotid artery. Aneurysm or not likely? Clean cervical MRI 6 months ago.

Be seen. Any trauma? Most frequently something on top of the carotid. Rare aneurysms. Occasional twist or kink in older persons mri would have spotted an aneurysm generally. Read more...
Extremely unlikely . This lump may be due to a curve in the artery or just being closer to the skin. It may not even be the artery! an ultrasound of the carotid arteries will tell the story and is safe and painless. Read more...