Peripheral aneurysms develop in arteries other than the aorta (largest artery in your body).
Peripheral aneurysms most commonly develop in the popliteal artery, which runs down the lower part of your thigh and knee.
Though not as common, peripheral aneurysms can also develop in the:
- Femoral artery (located in the groin)
- Carotid artery (located in the neck)
- Arteries in the arms