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Hemorrhagic Vascular Pathology - I

  • James Byrne

Abstract

There are a variety of vascular pathologies that affect the brain and intracranial tissues and cause hemorrhagic stroke, i.e. a sudden, non-convulsive, loss of neurological function. However the term can be extended to include all types of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage, such as subarachnoid hemorrhage, which may or may not cause a focal neurological deficit.

Keywords

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Arteriovenous Malformation Hemorrhagic Stroke Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Vascular Pathology 
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Suggested Reading

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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • James Byrne
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  1. 1.Department of Neuroradiology, Nuffield Department of SurgeryUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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