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Will an aneurysm always grow and rupture?

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Will an aneurysm always grow and rupture?
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Cardiologist: Janne Nissinen,
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The natural history of aneurysm typically involve growth over time, however they can be stable over a period of time too depending on the size and location. So no they do not always necessarily rupture. It depends on the size and location.

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