Aneurysmal varix



aneurysmal varix

aneurysmal varix n.
Dilation and twisting of a vein due to communication with an adjacent artery.
Historical Examples

aneurysmal varix may occur in the neck as a result of stabs or bullet wounds.
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

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  • Aneurysmoplasty

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  • Aneurysmogram

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