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.
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    …It’s not the speed that causes an injury; it’s the sudden stop. Remember that your body and organs are moving at the same speed that your car is moving. The g-forces involved in a motor-vehicle accident can easily cause catastrophic injuries, damage to the organs, or even death. Today’s cars come with an array of technological and engineering…

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