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Aortic Aneurysm (cont.)

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abdominal aneurysm, aortic aneurysm, aortic bulge, aortic dissection, atherosclerosis, hardening of the arteries, bulging of the aorta, high blood pressure, hypertension, diabetes, cystic medial necrosis, mycotic aneurysm, inflammatory aneurysm, vasculitis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, leaking aneurysm, aortic rupture, abdominal aortic aneurysm, triple AAA, ascending anddescending aortic aneurysms, heart lung machine, cardiopulmonary bypass, ruptured aneurysm, ruptured abdominal aneurysm

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Aortic Aneurysm - Symptoms

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm »

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) represent a degenerative process of the abdominal aorta that is often attributed to atherosclerosis; however, the exact cause is not known. A familiar clustering of AAAs has been noted in 15-25% of patients undergoing repair of the problem.

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