Spontaneous brain parenchymal hemorrhage: an approach to imaging for the emergency room radiologist.
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.
Kranz, PG; Amrhein, TJ; Provenzale, JM
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