Brain Aneurysm (Intracranial Aneurysm)

About- A brain aneurysm also called Intracranial aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel in the brain caused by a weakness in the blood vessel wall, which can leak or rupture, and may lead to hemorrhagic stroke.

Symptoms-

 A drooping eyelid
 Balance Disorder
 Blurred vision
 Concentration problem
 Confusion
 Dilated pupils
 Double vision
 Drowsiness
 Light sensitivity
 Loss of consciousness
 Loss of vision
 Nausea and vomiting
 Numbness or weakness of the face
 Pain around the eye
 Seizure
 Speaking Difficulty
 Stiff neck
 Sudden, extremely severe headache

Causes-
The exact reason is unknow, several risk factors are

 Alcoholism
 Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)
 Being a women
 Coarctation of the aorta
 Drug abuse, particularly the use of cocaine
 Ehlers-Danlos syndrome 
 Family history
 High blood pressure
 Marfan syndrome
 Older age
 Pre-existing weakness in the blood vessels
 Severe head injury
 Smoking
 
Specialists to Visit
 Interventional Radiologist
 Vascular Surgeon
 Neurologist
 Neurosurgeon

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
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https://www.healthline.com
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https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.webmd.com

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