Medical Dictionary: Brain Aneurysm


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Brain Aneurysm: Another name for Cerebral Aneurysm.
Brain Aneurysm (condition): Dangerous swelling of a brain blood vessel that may rupture.

Brain Aneurysm: Cerebral aneurysm is a common cerebrovascular disorder caused by a weakness in the wall of a cerebral artery or vein. The disorder may result from congenital defects or from preexisting conditions such as hypertensive vascular disease and atherosclerosis (build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries), or from head trauma. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Aneurysm Information Page: NINDS

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