Intracerebral haemorrhage

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

An intracerebral haemorrhage, or intraparenchymal cerebral haemorrhage, is a subset of an intracranial haemorrhage. This can encompass a number of entities that share the acute accumulation of blood in the parenchyma of the brain. The aetiology, epidemiology, treatment and prognosis vary widely depending on the type of haemorrhage, and as such these are discussed separately. 

Types of intracerebral haemorrhage include (see related articles for full list):

Practical points

With any intracerebral haemorrhage the following points should be included in a report as they have prognostic implications 3:


Stroke and intracranial haemorrhage
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rID: 6132
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intracerebral bleed
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Haemorrhagic stroke
  • Intraparenchymal cerebral haemorrhage
  • Intraparenchymal cerebral bleed
  • Intraparenchymal cerebral hemorrhage
  • Intracerebral haemorrhages
  • Intraparenchymal cerebral hemorrhages
  • Intraparenchymal cerebral bleeds
  • Intraparenchymal cerebral haemorrhages
  • Intracerebral hemorrhages
  • Intracerebral bleeds
  • Intra-cerebral haemorrhage

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