Fast Five Quiz: Intracranial Hemorrhage

Helmi L. Lutsep, MD


May 01, 2019

Although trauma is the most common cause of ICH, ICH can develop from nontraumatic etiologies. Hypertensive damage to blood vessel walls (eg, hypertension, eclampsia, drug abuse) is the most common cause of nontraumatic ICH. Other, less common nontraumatic causes of ICH include:

For more on the pathophysiology of intracranial hemorrhage, read here.


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