• blood clots may form at the site and dislodge, increasing the chance of stroke Increase in the size of the aneurysm, causing it to press on other organs, which may cause pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is an X-ray image of the blood vessels that is used to assess conditions such as aneurysm, narrowing of the blood vessel, or blockages. (rochester.edu)
  • This test uses echocardiography to check for aneurysm, the condition of heart valves, or presence of a tear of the lining of the aorta. (rochester.edu)
  • IAA is closely associated and believed to be a response to and extensive peri-anuerysmal fibrosis, which is the formation of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ or tissue in a reparative or reactive process IAA accounts for 5-10% of aortic aneurysms. (wikipedia.org)