A cerebral aneurysm (also known as an Intracranial or intracerebral aneurysm) is a weak or thin spot on a blood vessel in the brain that balloons out and fills with blood. The bulging aneurysm can put pressure on a nerve or surrounding brain tissue. It may also leak or rupture, spilling blood into the  surrounding tissue (called a hemorrhage). Some cerebral aneurysms, particularly those  that are very small, do not bleed or cause other problems. Cerebral aneurysms can occur  anywhere in the brain, but most are located along a loop of arteries that run between the  underside of the brain and the base of the skull.  Brain aneurysms can occur in anyone, at any age. They are more common in adults than in children and slightly more common in women than in men.  Read more…


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