The Doctor Told Me I Had a Brain Aneurysm

Lucky for me he was wrong but there were other issues.

Laurie b. Frankel
Human Parts
Published in
8 min readDec 22, 2023

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The neurologist broke the news. “You have an aneurysm,” he said. He didn’t say, maybe, and pointed to a dark spot on the film.

An aneurysm is an arterial balloon-like bulge caused by a weakening of the artery wall.

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Laurie b. Frankel
Human Parts

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