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What is the most common cause of an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta?

atherosclerosis

32

T or F. A patient with Ehlers- Danlos or Morfan's syndrome is act high risk of aneurysm

T. No elasticity in media

33

What can cause thoracic aneurysm?

Syphillis- plasma cells surround and inflame the vast vasorum, weakening the media