Intracerebral hemorrhage


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ce·re·bral hem·or·rhage

hemorrhage into the substance of the cerebrum, usually in the region of the internal capsule by the rupture of the lenticulostriate artery.

intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)

a type of hemorrhagic stroke in which bleeding directly into the brain occurs. It is most often caused by hypertension and is associated with increased intracranial pressure. ICH usually occurs in the basal ganglia, thalamus, pons, and cerebral and cerebellar white matter.

Intracerebral hemorrhage

Intracranial hemorrhage, thalamic hemorrhage Neurology Hemorrhage in the brain, often cause by hypertensive small vessel disease Locations Lobar or deep–affecting the thalamus, basal ganglia, pons, cerebellum Etiology Trauma, vascular defects–aneurysm, hemangioma, HTN, idiopathic Pathophysiology Cerebral edema and hematoma result in ↑ intracranial pressure with destruction of brain tissue Clinical Sx are usually abrupt and occur without warning, often during activity, less commonly develop in a stepwise, episodic manner or progressive manner Risk factors DIC, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia, leukemia, thrombocytopenia, aspirin, anticoagulants, thrombolytics, liver disease, cerebral amyloid, brain tumors, prematurity–associated with intra-ventricular hemorrhage, which may result in severe disability Diagnosis Ultrasound, CT, MRI Management Surgical evacuation. See Hemorrhage. Cf Hemorrhagic stroke.

Intracerebral hemorrhage

A cause of some strokes in which vessels within the brain begin bleeding.
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Accounting for 10 to 15 percent of all strokes, intracerebral hemorrhages happen when blood vessels rupture and leak blood into the brain, often leading to death or long-term disability.
Update on medical and surgical management of intracerebral hemorrhage.
Intracerebral hemorrhage associated with antithrombotic treatment: Translational insights from experimental studies.
Flaherty MI, Haverbusch M, Sekar P, 2006, Long-term mortality after intracerebral hemorrhage.
In the last five years we have operated 56 cases with diagnosis of spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage (SSICH), endoscopic evacuation was used only in 14 cases (25%), however decompressive craniotomy was the surgical choice in 22 patients (39,29%) and other techniques were used in 20 (35,71%) for hematoma evacuation.
Deferoxamine mesylate (DFO), another iron-chelator, improves neurological recovery in animal models of ICH, Moreover, It has been shown that 3 days of 62 mg/kg/day DFO (maximum dose not to exceed 6000 mg/day) is safe and tolerated by intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) patients [174].
Predictors of late neurological deterioration after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage.
Risk factors for intracerebral hemorrhage in the general population: a systematic review.
PREGNANT WITH HER THIRD CHILD and at 26 weeks' gestation, a 35-year-old woman had a massive intracerebral hemorrhage at home.