lobar intracerebral hemorrhage
lobar intracerebral hemorrhageIntraparenchymal hemorrhage An intracranial hemorrhage of the frontal, parietal, temporal, or occipital cortex which represents1/3 of cases of 1º, nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage Incidence 8.4/105/yr Pathogenesis LIH is more commonly linked to cerebral amyloid angiopathy–CAA than to hypertensive small vessel disease Diagnosis CAA is more common in those with the apolipoprotein E ε2 and ε4 than with the normal variant, ε3. See Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Intracerebral hemorrhage. Cf Subarachnoid hemorrhage.
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