Hypertensive hemorrhage

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Altered mental status in a patient with known hypertension.

CT

Left nodular hemorrhagic area in pons. 

Case Discussion

Hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhages are common. In fact hypertension is the most common cause of intracerebral hemorrhages. They can be conveniently divided according to their typical locations which include, in order of frequency: 

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rID: 11513
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 24th Mar 2019
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