Spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage: computed tomographic patterns in Accra.

@article{Obajimi2002SpontaneousIH,
  title={Spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage: computed tomographic patterns in Accra.},
  author={Millicent O. Obajimi and P. K. Nyame and K. B Jumah and Edwin Kwame Wiredu},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          60-2
        }
}
The diagnosis of stroke and the ability to distinguish the subtypes is central in the management of patients. This CT study has confirmed an increased prevalence of stroke (CVA) among Ghanaians. It has also reaffirmed a relatively higher incidence (52.9%) of spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage over cerebral infarcts among the 1,172 stroke patients studied. The study points to a male preponderance and a mean age of 55.7 years. Parenchymal haemorrhage was found to be the commonest variety of… CONTINUE READING