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Medical Term:

miliary aneurysm

 

Definition: dilation in the diameter of small arteries and arterioles secondary to lipohyalinosis from long-standing hypertension; associated with intracerebral hematomas.

Synonym(s): Charcot-Bouchard aneurysm

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