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AneurysmWeak or thin spot on a blood vessel wall. The bursting of an aneurysm in a brain artery causes a haemorrhagic stroke.
For similar information see Types of strokeAn aneurysm is a weak spot in a blood vessel.
Blood vessels carry blood around your body.
An aneurysm can burst.
If an aneurysm bursts in your brain, you can have a stroke.
This type of stroke is called a haemorrhagic stroke.
See Types of stroke