Spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage in children: aetiology, presentation and outcome.

@article{MeyerHeim2003SpontaneousIH,
  title={Spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage in children: aetiology, presentation and outcome.},
  author={Andreas Meyer-Heim and Eugen Boltshauser},
  journal={Brain & development},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={416-21}
}
We are aware of only few reports addressing spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage (SICH) in non-selected series of children. This is a retrospective analysis of clinical presentation and outcome in 34 children with SICH seen in the period 1990-2000 in our hospital. Traumatic, neonatal and subdural haemorrhages were excluded. The majority (47%, 16/34) of SICH was caused by an arteriovenous malformation (AVM). SICH was presented as an acute event in 53% (17/32) of patients. Forty-seven percent (15… CONTINUE READING
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