a pseudocyst formed of extravasated blood, as in a stroke.
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apoplectic cystA pseudocyst of blood consisting of an intracranial haematoma surrounded by a layer of organising granulation tissue, which was linked in older literature to strokes; it is not used in the working medical parlance.
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