Brain Hemorrhage

Brain hemorrhage is bleeding of the brain occurring inside the skull. Such bleeding is obviously serious and can cause various fatal conditions. A hemorrhage inside the brain can cause one of the main types of stroke, which is hemorrhagic stroke (the other type is ischemic stroke). Other brain bleeding complications ...

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Introduction: Brain Hemorrhage

Summary: Hemorrhage into the parenchyma of the brain. ...1,2

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Symptoms of Brain Hemorrhage

This leads to an extremely serious condition known as a subarachnoid haemorrhage, where bleeding caused by the ruptured aneurysm can cause extensive brain damage and symptoms such as:

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Complications of Brain Hemorrhage

Complications: If you have a subarachnoid haemorrhage, there's also a risk of developing further problems. Some of the main complications are described below. ...Source: NHS Choices UK3 ...

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Causes of Brain Hemorrhage

What causes subdural haematomas? A subdural haematoma occurs when a blood vessel in the space between the skull and the brain (the subdural space) is damaged. Blood escapes from the blood vessel, leading to the formation of a blood clot ...4

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Causes List for Brain Hemorrhage

Some possible causes of Brain Hemorrhage or similar disorders may include:5

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Types of Brain Hemorrhage

Some of the types of this condition may include:6 Types of Brain hemorrhage:

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Diagnosis of Brain Hemorrhage

Planning treatment If the results of scans or a lumbar puncture suggest you've either had a brain haemorrhage or have an unruptured brain aneurysm, a further test called an angiogram or arteriogram may be carried out to help plan ...7

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Treatments: Brain Hemorrhage

Treatment: If you're diagnosed with a subarachnoid haemorrhage or a diagnosis is strongly suspected, you'll usually be transferred to a specialist neurosciences unit. These units have a range of equipment and treatments to support many of the body's ...8

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Names and Terminology

Synonyms: Intracerebral hemorrhage ...Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)9 ...

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References

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  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN001230/ 
  3. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ subarachnoid-haemorrhage/ complications/ 
  4. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Subdural-haematoma/ 
  5. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  6. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  7. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ brain-aneurysm/ diagnosis/ 
  8. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ subarachnoid-haemorrhage/ treatment/ 
  9. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN001230/ 

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