An aneurysm is an abnormal, localized dilatation – or bulge – of a blood vessel, which results from weakening of the vessel wall. The thin and weakened vessel wall is at increased risk of dissection or rupture, which can be fatal. Aneurisms can be the consequence of hereditary or acquired conditions.
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