Cerebral Aneurysm Risk Factors
Risk factors for cerebral aneurysm include:
- Aneurysm in a vessels outside the brain:
- Cerebral aneurysm
- Cerebral arteriovenous malformation
- Family history of subarachnoid hemorrhage
- Fibromuscular dysplasia:
- An arterial disease of unknown cause typically affecting the medium and large arteries of young to middle-aged women. Commonly affected arteries include the carotid arteries in the neck and the renal arteries, supplying the kidneys.
- Heart disease
- High cholesterol
- Polycystic kidney disease
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