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What are examples of non-hypertensive intracranial hemorrhages?

Intraparenchymal -amyloid angiopathy (ApoE) Subarachnoid - saccular aneurysms (berry anuerysym) Subdural and epidural hematomas Vascular malformations Emboli: bone marrow/fat (long bone fracture) Atherosclerotic aneurysm, rupture


What is the most common cause of Subarachnoid hemorrhage?

Saccular (berry) aneurysm Usually occurs in younger patients


What are characteristics of a epidural hematoma?

occurs between dura and skull.

can be due to trauma

arterial bleed of middles meningeal artery 


What are the characteristics of a subdural hematoma?

Slow bleed 

bridging veins 

between dura and pia mater 


What are the classification of vascular abnormalities?

arteriovenous malformations,

cavernous malformations,

capillary telangiectasias,

venous angiomas. 


What is a cause of Arteriovenous malformations?

cause of seizure or “spontaneous” intracranial hemorrhage.


When does bone marrow embolisms occur?

usually after a bone fracture 

widespread hemohagic lesins are characteristic