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Hemorrhagic Vascular Pathology

  • Martin WiesmannEmail author
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Abstract

Intracranial hemorrhage is a frequent indication for neuroimaging and accounts for about 15 % of all “strokes.” The term intracranial hemorrhage includes epidural, subdural, subarachnoid, intracerebral, and intraventricular bleeds. Computed tomography (CT) remains the standard method to detect intracranial hemorrhage although radiologists need also be familiar with the appearance of hematomas using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Keywords

Intracranial hemorrhage Intracerebral hemorrhage Subarachnoid hemorrhage Epidural hemorrhage Subdural hemorrhage Intraventricular hemorrhage Vascular malformation Amyloid angiopathy Hypertensive hemorrhage Hemorrhagic infarction Dissection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional NeuroradiologyUniversity Hospital, Technical University of Aachen RWTHAachenGermany

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