Quiz: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
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The aorta is the body’s largest artery. It takes oxygen-rich blood from the heart and distributes it throughout the body via a system of smaller arteries. Abdominal aortic aneurysms are bulges in the portion of the aorta that passes through the abdominal cavity. In which of the following groups are abdominal aortic aneurysms most likely to occur?

  • A.

    Children ages 2 years to 11 years

  • B.

    Pregnant women

  • C.

    Men ages 21 to 30 years

  • D.

    Men ages 50 to 80 years

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