peripheral aneurysm

Peripheral Aneurysm

Aneurysm that is developed in the arteries apart from aorta and brain are referred as Peripheral Aneurysm. This type of aneurysm is generally located in femoral, carotid and popliteal arteries. It affects the areas of our body apart from the aorta or brain. This aneurysm is very less likely to rupture.


Types of Peripheral Aneurysm

The various types of Peripheral Aneurysm include,

  • Splenic Artery Aneurysm
  • Femoral Artery Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
  • Mesenteric Artery Aneurysm
  • Carotid Artery Aneurysm

Causes :

Peripheral Aneurysm affects both men and women.

  • Heredity history of aneurysm
  • Connective tissue disorders
  • Chain Smoking
  • Previous history of another aneurysm

Peripheral Aneurysm Symptoms

There is no symptoms identified in many peripheral aneurysms and can be diagnosed only by performing physical examination or screen tests. The most common symptoms are,

  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Sudden pain, weakness or numbness of leg
  • Discolored and Painful Toe


Surgeons at SIMS are specialized in treating Peripheral Aneurysm, Peripheral artery disease, endovascular stent placement. We use open surgical repair and nominally invasive methods to treat the aneurysm based on the condition.

Diagnosis of Peripheral Aneurysm at SIMS.

Get an appointment from our Vascular Surgeon and the below tests may be recommended.

  • Duplex Ultrasound and CT Scans
  • CT Angiography or Catheter Angiography
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