An abdominal aortic aneurysm is an enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta, the major blood vessel that supplies blood to the body.
Most aortic aneurysms occur in the part of your aorta that’s in your abdomen. Although the exact cause of abdominal aortic aneurysms is unknown, a number of factors may play a role, including: Tobacco use, Atherosclerosis, High blood pressure , Blood vessel diseases in the aorta , Infection in the aorta, Trauma, Heredity, Age, Being male, etc.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms are often found during an examination for another reason. To diagnose an abdominal aortic aneurysm, doctors will review your medical and family history and conduct a physical examination. If your doctor suspects that you have an aortic aneurysm, specialized tests can confirm it.These tests might include: Abdominal ultrasound, Computerized tomography (CT) scan, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
The goal of treatment is to prevent your aneurysm from rupturing. Generally, your treatment options are medical monitoring or surgery. Your doctor’s decision depends on the size of the aortic aneurysm and how fast it’s growing.
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