Aneurysm: Definition, Causes & Symptoms

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Aneurysms that burst in the brain are a type of ___.

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1. The most common place for an aneurysm to develop is the ___.

2. Which of the following is NOT a suspected cause of aneurysms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and attached worksheet will guide your understanding of different types of aneurysms. Concepts you will need to grasp include aneurysms that burst in the brain and identifying where aneurysms most often occur in the human body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Understand potential causes
  • Recognize treatment options
  • Analyze size and what that means for possible outcomes

Skills Practiced

Here are a few of the skills that you can practice with these assessments:

  • Making connections - understand the relationship between aneurysm size and likelihood to burst
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about brain aneurysms
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the possible locations of aneurysms

Additional Learning

Use this helpful lesson entitled Aneurysm: Definition, Causes & Symptoms, to learn more about aneurysms. Then, you will have covered these important bullet points:

  • Describe what is an aneurysm
  • Understand symptoms
  • Explain treatments
  • List possible causes such as age, tumors, and family history
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