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Definitions of SPONTANEOUS ANEURISM
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True arterial a. is about twice as frequent in the male as the female and develops most often between the thirtieth and fiftieth year, involving the following arteries in the order of frequency given: thoracic aorta, popliteal, femoral, abdominal aorta, subclavian, innominate, axillary, iliac, visceral, central, and pulmonary.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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