Spontaneous intracerebral hematomas expanding during the early stages of hemorrhage without rebleeding. Report of three cases.

@article{Yamamoto2002SpontaneousIH,
  title={Spontaneous intracerebral hematomas expanding during the early stages of hemorrhage without rebleeding. Report of three cases.},
  author={Shinji Yamamoto and Toshiya Momose and Masaru Aoyagi and Kikuo Ohno},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={
          455-60
        }
}
Expansion of intracerebral hematoma usually occurs in the chronic phase because of repeated bleeding from pre-existing vascular anomalies or exudation of blood from capillaries of the capsule. In contrast, spontaneous intracerebral hematoma expanding during the acute phase of hemorrhage without rebleeding is seldom seen. Three such cases are reported, along with magnetic resonance (MR) and computerized tomography (CT) follow-up studies. The follow-up MR images and CT scans demonstrated no… CONTINUE READING
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