What is a Peripheral Aneurysm?
A weakening in the wall of a blood vessel in your abdomen or leg. Serious bleeding, compressing nearby tissues and interrupting blood flow can occur if you have a peripheral aneurysm.
What is my risk?
A Peripheral aneurysm is usually genetic, but rare to occur otherwise. Having a peripheral aneurysm increases the risk of developing another one. Smoking is also a major cause.