Flashcard 12 - Cardiovascular Flashcard Set for the CCRN

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The correct answer is:

aneurysm


Explanation:

Aneurysms can occur in any artery, but most commonly occur in the brain, heart, and descending aorta. Aneurysms are often asymptomatic and carry a high mortality rate if ruptured. The goal of therapy is to provide early diagnosis and intervention.

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