A brain aneurysm can be described as an insignificant or thin area which forms in the blood vessel's wall, causing it expand and fill with blood. A study estimates that one in 50 within the U.S. have an unruptured brain aneurysm.
Brain aneurysms aren't always life-threatening in particular when they are tiny and do not grow in size. They are usually not asymptomatic at this time.
But, if the aneurysm continues to grow and it begins to press the nerves and tissues surrounding it symptoms may develop. If it is not treated it could rupture and leak and cause serious complications including hemorrhagic stroke, permanent destruction of brain tissue or even death.
If an aneurysm ruptures and dies, the likelihood of death is around 50 percent. If a patient survives the risk of suffering brain injury is around 66 percent regardless of whether they are treated.
The early diagnosis of brain aneurysms and strokes saves lives!
A small brain aneurysm unruptured that isn't causing any symptoms isn't in need of immediate medical care. They're usually detected while performing imaging tests for another medical issue. After being detected, periodic check-ups to check the size of the aneurysm as well as blood pressure and cholesterol levels are suggested.
Should the aneurysm continue grow, based on dimensions, its shape and the signs surgery and endovascular treatments are possible to slow the expansion of the aneurysm and repair the blood vesseland, more importantly, avoid bleeding and rupture.
Early and accurate diagnosis of brain aneurysms taking a scan when you are experiencing the symptoms associated with an inactive (or ruptured) brain aneurysm is vital to save lives and the prevention of disabilities.
A scan that is done early can change the course of a story
Although treatments are available when an aneurysm is discovered in the early stages, delays or misdiagnosis in diagnosing can affect around one quarter of patients who see a doctor for symptoms.
The delay or misdiagnosis could occur when patients are sent home with no scanning, or a traditional 2D imaging method which does not provide full visibility or there is an human error in the interpretation of scan information. The delay or the misdiagnosis could result in rupture of the aneurysm, causing an medical emergency.
Thus, being aware of the symptoms of aneurysms and having an early scan can help.
Here are some most common signs that are typical of ruptured aneurysms that have ruptured.
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