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Cerebral Aneurysm

Cerebral Aneurysm: Introduction

Cerebral Aneurysm: Cerebral aneurysm is a common cerebrovascular disorder caused by a weakness in the wall of a cerebral artery or vein. The disorder may ... more about Cerebral Aneurysm.

Cerebral Aneurysm: Dangerous swelling of a brain blood vessel that may rupture. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cerebral Aneurysm is available below.

Symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm

Treatments for Cerebral Aneurysm

  • Emergency hospitalization
  • Surgery
  • Treatment of cerebral aneurysms depends upon the size and position of the aneurysm, whether the aneurysm has leaked (Sub-arachnoid haemorrhage or SAH), the clinical state of the patient, as well as age and comorbidities of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Observation - controversial, and depends on the size and location of the aneurysm, as well as the comorbidities of the patient
    • Medical management prior to surgery - Intensive care management, control of blood pressure and seizures
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Types of Cerebral Aneurysm

  • Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm - an aneurysm that has burst
  • Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm - an aneurysm that is still intact
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Causes of Cerebral Aneurysm

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Prognosis for Cerebral Aneurysm

Prognosis for Cerebral Aneurysm: The prognosis for a patient with a ruptured cerebral aneurysm depends on the extent and location of the aneurysm, the person's age, general health, and neurological condition. Some individuals with a ruptured cerebral aneurysm die from the initial bleeding. Other individuals with cerebral aneurysm recover with little or no neurological deficit. Early diagnosis and treatment are important. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Aneurysm Information Page: NINDS)

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Article Excerpts about Cerebral 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. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cerebral Aneurysm Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Cerebral Aneurysm:

An aneurysm of the carotid artery - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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