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What sort of problem is an aneurysm?

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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Enlarged blood vesse

An aneurysm is an enlarged blood vessel typically created by a weakness in the wall.
The pouching is generally thin and weak and prone to rupture. Think of a tire that gets bubbles in its wall before popping. They can happen anywhere, but aorta and brain are common. They have many causes, but high blood pressure and smoking are often factors.

In brief: Enlarged blood vesse

An aneurysm is an enlarged blood vessel typically created by a weakness in the wall.
The pouching is generally thin and weak and prone to rupture. Think of a tire that gets bubbles in its wall before popping. They can happen anywhere, but aorta and brain are common. They have many causes, but high blood pressure and smoking are often factors.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Frederick Shieh
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Weakened wall

An aneurysm is due to an outpouching of the wall of a vessel due to a weakness in the wall.
These are concerning as it can cause issues such as strokes and/or bleeding.

In brief: Weakened wall

An aneurysm is due to an outpouching of the wall of a vessel due to a weakness in the wall.
These are concerning as it can cause issues such as strokes and/or bleeding.
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Dr. Frederick Shieh
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