It is a condition in which the aorta is dilated 1.5 times more than the normal size like a balloon and keeps expanding with time. It is common with the progressing age and seen in elderly individuals the most. They cause enormous cardiovascular morbidity and mortality worldwide.
There are three major types of AA –
It might affect individuals more with the following criteria –
Symptoms might include –
The diagnosis may be confused with renal stone gastritis. hernia or lumbar spine disease. However, Consulting a qualified vascular-endovascular surgeon with abdominal ultrasonography/CT scan would be recommended.