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  • October 19, 2020
    BAF Medical Advisory Board Member, Dr. Brian Hoh Operates on Froggy
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    Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise Diagnosis
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  • September 21, 2020
    Gov. Kay Ivey declared September Brain Aneurysm Month in Alabama
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  • September 17, 2020
    Illinois Celebrates Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month
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    Brain aneurysm survivor wants to spread word about condition
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  • August 24, 2020
    Women with potentially lethal aneurysms sent home from Hospital with painkillers
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  • July 20, 2020
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  • July 15, 2020
    ‘MythBusters’ Host Grant Imahara had Bad Headaches Before Fatal Brain Aneurysm
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  • June 16, 2020
    Bunny Hop for Brain Aneurysm Awareness Hopefully Rescheduled for Fall
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  • May 12, 2020
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  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

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    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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    San Francisco, CA

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  • September 24, 2020
  • BAF
  • Diagnosis

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise Diagnosis

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While shaving one morning, Mr. de Lara noticed a bump between his shoulder and his neck and decided to see his doctor, who recommended a CT scan. The bump, it turns out, was nothing. But the scan revealed something far more serious: two unruptured brain aneurysms, one of which was large and potentially fatal.

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