Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sacular Aneurysm in the Brain Underlying Cause

Many experts believe that cerebral aneurysms are inherited. High blood pressure and atherosclerosis probably play a role in accelerating the development of a cerebral aneurysm.

Conditions that have been associated with cerebral aneurysms include:

Other possible causes of cerebral aneurysm include:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Sacular Aneurysm in the Brain References
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