aneurysm

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Related to fusiform aneurysm: pseudoaneurysm, dissecting aneurysm, mycotic aneurysm
  • noun

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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Our patient had a fusiform aneurysm in the proximal aspect of the left subclavian artery.
The ninth patient had a symptomatic fusiform aneurysm that was repaired under circulatory cardioplegia.
Higashida RT, Smith W, Gress D et al: Intravascular stent and endovascular coil placement for a ruptured fusiform aneurysm of the basilar artery.
Acute IMH may be a precursor to fusiform aneurysm, dissection or pseudoaneursym.
Fusiform aneurysms require an open surgical approach and are considered type 2.