Hypertensive hemorrhage

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Diagnosis almost certain


Altered mental status in a patient with known hypertension.

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Left nodular hemorrhagic area in pons. 

Case Discussion

Hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhages are common. In fact hypertension is the most common cause of intracerebral hemorrhages. They can be conveniently divided according to their typical locations which include, in order of frequency: 

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