Symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm


General information about symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm: The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm. This symptom information has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm. Furthermore, symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of symptoms and whether they are indeed symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm.

List of symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm: The list of symptoms mentioned in various sources for Cerebral Aneurysm includes:

Symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm: Before an aneurysm ruptures, the individual may experience such symptoms as a sudden and usually severe headache, nausea, vision impairment, vomiting, and loss of consciousness, or the individual may be asymptomatic, experiencing no symptoms at all. Onset is usually sudden and without warning. Rupture of a cerebral aneurysm is dangerous and usually results in bleeding in the brain or in the area surrounding the brain, leading to an intracranial hematoma (a mass of blood—usually clotted—within the skull). Rebleeding, hydrocephalus (the excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid), vasospasm (spasm of the blood vessels), or multiple aneurysms may also occur. 1

More symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm: In addition to the above information, to get a full picture of the possible symptoms of this condition and its related conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by complications of Cerebral Aneurysm, underlying causes of Cerebral Aneurysm, associated conditions for Cerebral Aneurysm, risk factors for Cerebral Aneurysm, or other related conditions.

Medical articles on symptoms: These general reference articles may be of interest:

1. excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Aneurysm Information Page: NINDS

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