Spontaneous brain parenchymal hemorrhage: an approach to imaging for the emergency room radiologist.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage is a neurological emergency commonly encountered by the emergency radiologist. This article reviews the approach to spontaneous brain parenchymal hemorrhage, including common causes and the role of various neuroimaging modalities in the diagnostic workup. We emphasize the need for a primary survey directed at conveying information needed for emergent clinical management of the patient and a secondary survey directed at identifying the etiology of the hemorrhage.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kranz, PG; Amrhein, TJ; Provenzale, JM

Published Date

  • February 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 53 - 63

PubMed ID

  • 24894555

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1438-1435

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10140-014-1245-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States