What is a brain aneurysm?
Think of a weak spot in a balloon and how it feels stretched out and thin. A brain aneurysm is similar to that. It is a weak spot in the wall of a blood vessel inside the brain. That area of blood vessel gets worn out due to constant flow of blood and bulges out like a bubble. It can grow to a size of a berry. In rare cases these aneurysms can grow big and explode.
This will result in a stroke and needs immediate medical treatment since a ruptured aneurysm can cause
What are the symptoms?
A ruptured aneurysm can cause
An unruptured aneurysm can cause
What are the causes?
How is it diagnosed?
How do you treat it?
A ruptured aneurysm should be secured at the earliest to prevent a rebleed. It involves stopping the blood flow into aneurysm and at the same time taking care to avoid any injury to the main vessel.
This can be
What if the aneurysm is not ruptured?
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I am a software engineer based in Hyderabad. I hail from Kerala. I had a cervical disc prolapsed and was advised to undergo surgery at Hyderabad