Aneurisma cerebral

Los aneurismas son protrusiones en forma de saco de las arterias, cuya causa es la debilidad de un rea dentro de la pared del vaso sanguneo en cuestin. Cuando se rompe un aneurisma cerebral, la sangre que se escapa puede causar complicaciones neurolgicas graves o la muerte. Las personas que sufren la ruptura de un aneurisma cerebral dicen experimentar la repentina aparicin de "la peor jaqueca de (su) vida".Aneurisma cerebral

Revision

Last reviewed 9/14/2012 by Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.Also reviewed by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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