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Pathological outpouching or sac-like dilatation in the wall of any blood vessel (ARTERIES or VEINS) or the heart (HEART ANEURYSM). It indicates a thin and weakened area in the wall which may later rupture. Aneurysms are classified by location, etiology, or other characteristics.

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Tree Number(s): C14.907.055

MeSH Unique ID: D000783

Entry Terms:

  • Aneurysms
  • Fusiform Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Fusiform
  • Aneurysms, Fusiform
  • Fusiform Aneurysms
  • Saccular Aneurysm

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