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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA or triple A) is a localized enlargement of the abdominal aorta such that the diameter is greater than 3 cm or more than 50% ...


Aug 10, 2017 ... Abdominal aortic aneurysm — Comprehensive overview covers the symptoms and treatment of this dangerous condition.


An abdominal aortic aneurysm is when a weak area in the aorta swells up like a balloon. It can cause pain and discomfort if it gets too big or ruptures.


Aug 1, 2017 ... This is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) when it happens in the part of the aorta that's in your abdomen. AAAs don't always cause ...


Nov 15, 2017 ... An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an aneurysm (blood vessel rupture) in the part of the aorta that passes through the belly (abdomen).


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 ...


Aug 13, 2015 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Abdominal aortic aneurysm.


It runs from your heart, through your chest, and to your abdomen where it divides to supply blood to your legs. An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a ...


A bulging aorta is weakened and can burst, or rupture, resulting in life - threatening bleeding. The two types of aortic aneurysms are abdominal aortic aneurysm ...