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Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage

What is Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage?

Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage is a blood clot that occurs within the brain tissue or ventricles in the absence of trauma or surgery. It calls for medical emergency and is associated with high mortality rate.

What are the causes of Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage?

The factors responsible for Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage are:

  • Brain trauma
  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain tumors

There are certain risk factors for this Hemorrhage, namely high blood pressure, amyloidosis, alcohol abuse, blood thinners and low cholesterol.

What are the symptoms of Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage?

The various symptoms of Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage are:

  • Headache
  • One-sided weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Decreased level of consciousness
  • Neck stiffness
How can Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage be treated?

Patients with small haemorrhage don’t require surgical approach. But those with Intracranial Hemorrhage larger than 3cm, those with brainstem compression & hydrocephalus or those having neurological deterioration need surgery to be done to get rid of the clot.