Name Aneurysm
Related to/Also known as See also Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (S.A.H.)
Symptoms of Aneurysm
A brain aneurysm is a balloon-like swelling resulting from a weakness in the wall of one of the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain.
Types If the aneurysm bursts/ruptures that results in a bleed this is brain haemorrhage.
Useful national contacts BASIC (Brain and Spinal Injury Charity)
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Helpline: 0870 750 000

Brain and Spine Foundation
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Helpline: 0808 808 1000
Children & young people "Aneurysms in children under 18 years of age are rare".
Pediatric Aneurysms (U.S. Brain Aneurysm Foundation)
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Online resources Brain aneurysm (NHS Choices website)
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Our resources What is a brain aneurysm?

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Aneurysm and on a wide-range of disability related issues.

Visit our library to read our copy of the U.S. Brain Aneurysm Foundation's Youth Fact Sheet 'What is a brain aneurysm?'.