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Which type of aneurysm is most common following trauma?
The correct answer is Pseudoaneurysm.
Pseudoaneurysms are the most common type of aneurysm following trauma. In the case of trauma, a pseudoaneurysm forms when a dissection involves all three layers of a blood vessel with subsequent encapsulation of the extravascular hematoma.
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