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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. More »
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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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Thoracic aortic aneurysms are rare, occurring in approximately 6-10 per every 100,000 people. About 20% of those cases are linked to family history. Your risk is ...

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 ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thoracic-aortic-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/dxc-20122022

Dec 2, 2016 ... Thoracic aortic aneurysms often grow slowly and usually without symptoms, making them difficult to detect. Some aneurysms will never rupture.

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

Mar 23, 2016 ... Abdominal aortic aneurysms often grow slowly and usually without symptoms, making them difficult to detect. Some aneurysms will never ...