Intracerebral hemorrhage in young people: analysis of risk factors, location, causes, and prognosis.

  title={Intracerebral hemorrhage in young people: analysis of risk factors, location, causes, and prognosis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Ruiz-Sandoval and Carlos Cant{\'u} and Fernando Barinagarrementer{\'i}a},
  volume={30 3},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The frequency of intracerebral hemorrhages (ICHs) in people aged </=40 years has been poorly studied. We investigated the incidence, causes, locations, and prognosis of ICH in young patients. METHODS We evaluated all consecutive patients with neuroimaging evidence or pathological confirmation of symptomatic ICH. We excluded patients with primary subarachnoid or traumatic hemorrhage, past evidence of vascular malformation, or brain tumor. We analyzed the risk factors… CONTINUE READING


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