Aneurysm

An aneurysm or aneurism (from Greek: ἀνεύρυσμα, aneurysma, "dilation", from ἀνευρύνειν, aneurynein, "to dilate") is a localized, blood-filled balloon-like bulge in the wall of a blood vessel.Aneurysms can occur in any blood vessel, with examples including aneurysms of the circle of Willis in the brain, aortic aneurysms affecting the thoracic aorta, and abdominal aortic aneurysms. Aneurysms can also occur within the heart itself.As an aneurysm increases in size, the risk of rupture increases. A ruptured aneurysm can lead to bleeding and subsequent hypovolemic shock, leading to death.
Posts about Aneurysm
  • G-Forces in an Automobile Accident

    … in the cavities/compartments of your body, they can also endure physical trauma in an accident. These types of injuries may not be immediately apparent, which is why you should ALWAYS seek a medical evaluation following a car crash. An impact could cause an aneurysm, internal bleeding, a ruptured spleen, a spinal fluid leak, and more. These injuries…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 9 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!