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Synonyms for aneurysm

a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall

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Szczerbo-Trojanowska, "Saccular aneurysm of superior vena cava treated with percutaneous, transcatheter thrombin injection," CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
Prior to the publishing of this article, only 1 case of spontaneous rupture of an atherosclerotic carotid aneurysm had been reported (7).
Depending on the type: true aneurysm, pseudoaneurysm, dissecting aneurysm;
3) Thoracic aortic aneurysm presenting as vocal cord paralysis is a rare occurrence.
The demographic profile, clinical presentation, and aneurysm rupture status of all the patients was obtained from a prospectively collected database.
The main diagnostic hypothesis was a partially thrombosed giant aneurysm of the PCA.
In this report, we describe a 45-year-old female with aneurysm of the external jugular vein and its clinical and radiological characteristics.
A brain aneurysm, however, ruptures every 18 minutes around the world.
This report describes a 44-year-old female patient with multiple cerebral aneurysm disease, who presented with severe spontaneous headache with nausea and vomiting, in soporous state, confused, and with no gross motor deficits or lateralization.
Ruptured aneurysm has a high risk of re-bleeding with a consequent marked decreased risk of patient survival and functional independence,[sup][5] for proximal LSA aneurysm, neurosurgery has been the mainstay of treatment, but its efficacy remains controversial.
He had a pertinent family history for a mother who died of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm at 70 years old.
com)-- Abdominal aortic aneurysm is the enlargement of lower part of aorta in the abdomen.
Aortic aneurysm is a contributing cause in about 20,000 deaths per year in the U.
FRIENDS have said Christy's death was caused by an aneurysm.