An aneurysm is an abnormal widening of a weakened area of a blood vessel. An aneurysm can be located in many areas of the body: brain, heart, kidney, legs.

Aneurysm Symptoms may include:

  • Constant pain in abdomen, chest, lower back or groin.
  • Sudden severe headache, nausea, vomiting, visual disturbance, loss of consciousness.
  • Easily felt pulsation of the artery located in the groin area or on the back of the knee.

Aneurysm Causes may include:

  • Older age
  • Male
  • Family history
  • Genetic factors
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes

For appointments or for more information on the treatment of aneurysms please call 314.747.9355 or toll-free 877.747.9355 or email us.