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What are the two types of aortic aneurysms?

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  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm (part of aorta in the chest)
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm

From: Vascular Disease and Pain WebMD Medical Reference

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Cleveland Clinic: "Vascular Disease Overview."

Vascular Disease Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Vascular Diseases."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 23, 2017

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: "Vascular Disease Overview."

Vascular Disease Foundation.

MedlinePlus: "Vascular Diseases."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 23, 2017

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