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Aneurysm, False

Not an aneurysm but a well-defined collection of blood and CONNECTIVE TISSUE outside the wall of a blood vessel or the heart. It is the containment of a ruptured blood vessel or heart, such as sealing a rupture of the left ventricle. False aneurysm is formed by organized THROMBUS and HEMATOMA in surrounding tissue.

Year introduced: 1993

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.065

MeSH Unique ID: D017541

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  • Aneurysms, False
  • False Aneurysms
  • False Aneurysm
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Pseudoaneurysms

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