Hypertensive haemorrhage

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Altered mental status in a patient with known hypertension.


Left nodular haemorrhagic area in pons. 

Case Discussion

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

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rID: 11513
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 18th May 2017
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