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According to Mayo Clinic, a brain aneurysm is a bulging blood vessel that is found in the blood vessels of the brain. The blood vessel can stay stabilized or it can leak or rupture, causing major medical problems. More »

Small, unruptured aneurysms in the brain have no symptoms, but larger aneurysms may press on the brain and cause a localized headache, dilated pupils, blurred vision, and pain behind or above the eye, explains the Brain ... More »

Most unruptured brain aneurysms do not cause any symptoms. A large, unruptured brain aneurysm may press against brain tissue and nerves. The pressure on the brain creates symptoms such as double vision, paralysis or weak... More »

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