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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The graph of the atherosclerotic aneurysm (AN2) is colored yellow.
In addition, our previous hemodynamic study of 30 cases with unruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysms suggested that relative residence time (RRT), a hemodynamic wall parameter indicating disturbed blood flow [10], was significantly longer in atherosclerotic aneurysms than nonatherosclerotic aneurysms [11].
Plain X-ray of the abdomen is a rarely helpful study but may show shell-like calcifications in an atherosclerotic aneurysm.
Pathologic review was consistent with an atherosclerotic aneurysm without thrombosis (Figure 3-4).
6) Atherosclerotic aneurysms are a site for thrombosis or can be a source of emboli to distal vessels.
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