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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aortic_aneurysm

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.

www.webmd.com/heart-disease/tc/aortic-aneurysm-overview

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 oxygen ...

www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-disease-aortic-aneurysm

Jul 12, 2017 ... What is an aortic aneurysm: WebMD explains the symptoms and treatments.

medlineplus.gov/aorticaneurysm.html

May 22, 2017 ... 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.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/dxc-20197861

Aug 10, 2017 ... Abdominal aortic aneurysms often grow slowly and usually without symptoms, making them difficult to detect. Some aneurysms will never ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/aortic_aneurysm/article_em.htm

Jul 21, 2016 ... Read about aortic aneurysm (abdominal and thoracic) symptoms like dizziness, chest pain, back pain, and nausea or vomiting. Some risk ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/aortic-aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal enlargement or bulging of the wall of the aorta. An aneurysm can occur anywhere in the vascular tree. The bulge or ...

vascular.org/patient-resources/vascular-conditions/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm

Aneurysms run in families. If a first-degree relative has had an AAA, you are 12 times more likely to develop an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Of patients in ...

www.cdc.gov/dhdsp/data_statistics/fact_sheets/fs_aortic_aneurysm.htm

Jun 16, 2016 ... On the right, Figure A shows a normal aorta. Figure B shows a thoracic aortic aneurysm located behind the heart. Figure C shows an abdominal ...