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Abdominal aortic aneurysm

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The incidence of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) varies among ethnic groups. Wikipedia Risk factors include genetic susceptibility, atherosclerosis, male sex, smoking, and hypertension.

If detected before rupture, a dangerously large abdominal aortic aneurysm can usually be surgically repaired. Wikipedia

SNPs reported to affect risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm include:

Some SNPs that were formerly thought to affect risk of AAA appear to have no effect.