What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Aneurysm

An aneurysm is a delicate

Symptoms of aneurysms are hard

Massage is systemically contrain-

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dilation or outpouching in

to pin down. Thoracic aneurysms

dicated for diagnosed aneu-

 

an artery, usually part of

may cause chronic hoarseness;ab-

rysms, and is strongly cautioned

 

the aorta or at the base of

dominal aneurysms may cause local

for clients who fit the profile for

 

the brain.

discomfort, reduced urine output,

aneurysms, but have not been

 

 

or severe backache. Cerebral aneu-

diagnosed.

 

 

rysms may be silent, or may cause

 

 

 

extreme headache when they are at very  high risk for rupture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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