Cerebral Aneurysms: For most people, the word signals a sudden, fatal brain bleed that seemingly comes out of nowhere.

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter   MONDAY, June 3, 2024

However, an expert at Penn State Health says that in many cases these brain blood vessel ruptures are spotted early, before they rupture. And even when they do occur, they are not uniformly fatal.

What is a cerebral aneurysm?

“An aneurysm is like a blister on a water hose,” explained Dr. Scott Simon, a neurosurgeon at Penn State Health’s Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. “They can happen on any blood vessel in the body.”



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