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  • September 08, 2022
    Life After a Brain Aneurysm, A Survivor’s Story
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  • August 25, 2022
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Koji Hosaka, PhD
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  • August 22, 2022
    Dr. Dre Details Brain Aneurysm Scare: ‘They Thought I Was Outta Here’
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  • August 16, 2022
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  • June 02, 2022
    Do Brain Aneurysms Run in Families?
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Support groups
  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

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  • Baltimore Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Group

    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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  • Bay Area Aneurysm and Vascular Malformation Support Group

    San Francisco, CA

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  • September 24, 2020
  • BAF
  • Diagnosis

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise Diagnosis

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While shaving one morning, Mr. de Lara noticed a bump between his shoulder and his neck and decided to see his doctor, who recommended a CT scan. The bump, it turns out, was nothing. But the scan revealed something far more serious: two unruptured brain aneurysms, one of which was large and potentially fatal.

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