Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
The aorta carries blood from your heart down to your abdomen, legs, and pelvis. Swollen or bulging aortic walls in the abdomen is known as an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which causes pain.
An aortic aneurysm is an enlargement (dilation) of the aorta to greater than 1.5
times normal size. They usually cause no symptoms except when ruptured.
What is an aortic aneurysm? An aortic aneurysm is a stretched and bulging
section in the wall of the aorta. The aorta is the large blood vessel that carries
Jan 16, 2015 ... Although your aorta is a tough, durable workhorse, sometimes its walls can
weaken and bulge in what is called an aortic aneurysm. This could ...
Dec 2, 2016 ... A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the upper part of the aorta. The
aorta is the major blood vessel that feeds blood to the body.
An aneurysm is a bulge or "ballooning" in the wall of an artery. Arteries carry
oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the rest of the body. Learn more.
Your Aorta. The aorta is the largest artery in the body and is the blood vessel that
carries oxygen-rich blood away from the heart to all parts of the body.
Jul 21, 2016 ... Read about aortic aneurysm (abdominal and thoracic) symptoms like dizziness,
chest pain, back pain, and nausea or vomiting. Some risk ...
Though rare, if a thoracic aortic aneurysm grows large enough, it can compress
nearby structures. For example, your voice may become hoarse or you may have
An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a ballooning of part of the aorta that is
within the tummy (abdomen). An AAA usually causes no symptoms unless it