Hemorrhagic Vascular Pathology - I

  • James Byrne


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.


Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Arteriovenous Malformation Hemorrhagic Stroke Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Vascular Pathology 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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