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False aneurysm

False aneurysm

(Science: surgery) Pulsating, encapsulated haematoma in communication with the lumen of a ruptured vessel, ventricular pseudoaneurysm, a cardiac rupture contained and loculated by pericardium, which forms its external wall.

An aneurysm whose walls consist of adventitia and periarterial fibrous tissue and haematoma.

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