cerebral haemorrhage (redirected from Cerebral hæmorrhage)
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cerebral haemorrhage bleeding within the cerebral hemispheres of the brain. In sport cerebral haemorrhage may be caused by a head injury and can result in a deteriorating level of consciousness and possibly death. See also Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
cerebral haemorrhage bleeding within the cerebrum (cerebral hemispheres), secondary to head injury, ruptured cerebral aneurysm or weakened cerebral vessels secondary to severe atherosclerosis and hypertension; causing local and increasing pressure on brain tissue