Hemorrhagic Stroke causes, patho, and manifestations, and how can it be diagnosed?
- caused by intercranial or subarachnoid hemorrhage from intercranial aneurysm
- more deficits and longer recovery time than with ischemic strokes
- patho: bleeding into the brain
- - 80% are caused by uncontrolled hypertension; spontaneous rupture of small blood vessels
- - other causes are arteriovenous malformations, intracanial aneurysms or certain medications (anticoagulants and amphetamines)
- Manifestations: wide variety of neurologic deficits similar to an ischemic stroke
- Diagnosed through CT scan