An aneurysm happens when an artery balloons out due to increased blood pressure. Aneurysms can happen throughout the body. If an aneurysm in your brain bursts, a stroke may happen. Quick treatment is key in these scenarios. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how an aneurysm forms, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
From problems with arteries, veins, and lymph vessels to disorders that affect blood flow, here's what can happen to the tubes that carry fluid in your body.
What Is an Aneurysm?
Find out about the different types of aneurysm, a bulge in a weakened part of one of your arteries.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Aneurysms
If you have an aneurysm, it’s crucial to get treatment. Here’s how they are diagnosed and treated.
Understanding Symptoms of Aneurysm
Get the basics on symptoms of aneurysms from the experts at WebMD.
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Pictures help explain the symptoms, causes, and dramatic lifesaving treatments for stroke -- including when to call 911.