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Seizures caused by nontraumatic parenchymal brain hemorrhages.
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PMID:  1866004     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Seizures occurred in 15% of patients with parenchymal brain hemorrhage (early in 12% and delayed in 3%). Seizures were most frequent with lobar hemorrhages and uncommon with deep subcortical hemorrhages. Lobar hemorrhages in the frontal, parietal, or temporal region were more commonly associated with seizures, whereas occipital hemorrhages were not. Seizures were most common if the hemorrhage was due to an aneurysm, angioma, or neoplasm and less common if hypertensive or spontaneous. If the patient had recurrent seizures or developed delayed seizures, CT showed that the hemorrhage evolved to a hypodense appearance; if the seizure did not recur, CT showed that the hemorrhage evolved to an isodense appearance.
L A Weisberg; M Shamsnia; D Elliott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0028-3878     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  1991 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-06     Completed Date:  1991-09-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1197-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, LA.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Hemorrhage / complications*,  radiography
Cerebrovascular Disorders / complications
Hematoma / complications
Hypertension / complications
Occipital Lobe
Seizures / etiology*,  physiopathology
Temporal Lobe
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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