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Name Aneurysm
Related to/Also known as See also Subarachnoid Haemorrhage (S.A.H.)
Symptoms 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 (brain haemorrhage).
Useful national contacts BASIC (Brain and Spinal Injury Charity)
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Helpline: 0870 750 000

Brain and Spine Foundation
Link opens in new window www.brainandspine.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 808 1000
Online resources Brain aneurysm (NHS Choices website)
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Our resources The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide-range of disability related issues