What Is Cerebral Aneurysm?

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asked Apr 6, 2010 by anonymous

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Cerebral Aneurysm is also known as Aneurysm in the Brain. This condition happens when there is an abnormal widening of some parts of the blood vessels. This condition occurs when a part of the brain's wall of blood vessels are weakened.

This may occur as a congenital disorder or it can also develop in the late years of one's life.

When an aneurysm in the brain causes bleeding it can be detected through CAT scan or MRI.

Here are the Symptoms of Cerebral Aneurysm:

- headaches
- pain in the neck or eye
- loss of vision
- having double vision

Symptoms when aneurysm is causing the brain to bleed:

- severe case of headache
- headache that is accompanied by vomiting and nausea
- weakness in the muscle
- stiff neck
- numbness in any part of the body
- changes in vision
- drooping of the eyelid
- having problems with mental status
- impairment in speech
- seizures
- temper changes
- slow movement
answered Apr 6, 2010 by anonymous