aneurysm

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Related to fusiform aneurysm: pseudoaneurysm, dissecting aneurysm, mycotic aneurysm
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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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There are two main categories of SVC aneurysms described within the literature: fusiform aneurysms first described in 1949 by Abbott [2, 6] and saccular aneurysms first reported by Lawrence and Burford in 1956 [7].
Our patient had a fusiform aneurysm in the proximal aspect of the left subclavian artery.
Frank E, Brown BM, Wilson DE Asymptomatic fusiform aneurysm of the petrous carotid cartery in a patient with von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis.
Characteristics and surgical treatment of dolichoectatic and fusiform aneurysm.
31) All had multiple fusiform intracranial aneurysms (1 patient thought to have a saccular aneurysm was found to have a fusiform aneurysm at surgery and was not treated).
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.
Treatment of symptomatic fusiform aneurysm in basilar artery by stenting following coiling technique.