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Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 1

Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 1: Introduction

Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 1: A rare familial disorder where the abdominal aorta has a weak, bulging portion. The condition is asymptomatic but can result in death if it bursts. Type 1 is caused by a genetic defect on chromosome 19q13. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 1

Treatments for Aortic aneurysm, familial abdominal 1

  • Treatment of an aortic abdominal aneurysm is influenced by the location of the aneurysm (supra or infra renal), the size of the aneurysm, whether the aneurysm has leaked or not (emergency rather than elective management), as well as the age, treatment preferences, and other health problems of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Observation - Often utilised with abdominal aneurysms < 5.5cm diameter
    • Aggressive control of risk factors - smoking cessation, control of high blood pressure and lipids
    • ICU - supportive therapy for leaking aneurysms
      • Blood pressure management
  • more treatments...»

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