Hypertensive haemorrhage

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Presentation

Altered mental status in a patient with known hypertension.

Modality: CT

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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Case Information

rID: 11513
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 12th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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