My husband has family history ( 3 first degree relatives- father and 2 brothers) who had aneurysmal Subarachnoid hemorrhage. Both brothers had their SAH in their late 40s, father in his mid 50's. All three were alcoholic, heavy smoking, and medically non-compliant for HTN, hypercholesterol, and diabetes. Both brothers succumbed to their SAH, father survived ( impaired) x 10 years.
Husband had screening MRA, which was noted " unremarkable" but included comment regarding "tortuous but patent basilar artery". Is this a normal variant? thanks
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