Aortic aneurysm is a weakening and swelling of the aortic artery wall due to vascular disease, injury, or a genetic tissue defect. A small aneurysm may only require monitoring by a physician. A larger or rapidly expanding aneurysm presents more risk of rupture and may require treatment.
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Riyad Karmy-Jones, MD (left)
Stephen Nicholls, MD (right)
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