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1 Cerevrovascular disease Dr. Basu MD

2 Topic Cerebral (intracranial) hemorrhage –Types –Etiology –Morphology –Clinical features

3 Intracranial hemorrhage: types Non traumatic [Spontaneous hemorrhage] 1.Intracerebral (Primary Brain Parenchymal Hemorrhage) 2.Sub-arachnoid Hemorrhage 3.Mixed Hemorrhage Traumatic

4 Spontaneous hemorrhage : Etiology A. Intracerebral (intraparenchymal) - predominantly, hypertensive. B. Subarachnoid - predominantly, aneurysmal. C. Mixed intracerebral and subarachnoid - usually associated with rupture of arteriovenous malformations.

5 Spontaneous Intracerebral / intraparenchymal hemorrhage AGE : MIDDLE TO LATE ADULT LIFE PICK AGE : 60 YEARS Cause: 1.Acute and chronic raise of blood pressure. 2. Rupture of Charcot – Bouchard microaneurysm 50 % of all hemorrhage

6 Risk factors: 1. It can develop in an ischemic Infract particularly if reperfusion occur. 2. If the patient is on anticoagulant therapy 3. In case of Amyloid angiopathy. Location: Putamen – 60% ThalamusPons Spontaneous Intracerebral / intraparenchymal hemorrhage

7 Hemorrhages involving the basal ganglia area ; Hypertensive hemorrhage

8 Rupture of Charcot – Bouchard microaneurysm IT IS A FEATURE OF CHRONIC HYPERTANSION Involve a vessels less than 300micrometer in Diameter. SITE: BASAL GANGLIA

9 Complication of Intracranial hemorrhage Mass effect can cause Herniation Secondary Brain stem or Duret hemorrhage

10 Clinical Features : Hypertensive hemorrhage Sudden loss of consciousness Vomiting, Headache [ increased intracranial pressure ] EFFECT OF BRAIN STEM COMPRESSION 1.IRREGULAR RESPIRATION 2.PERIOD OF APNEA [ CHEYNE STROKE BREATHING] 3.DILATED NONRESPONSIVE PUPIL 4.SPASTICITY

11 SUBARACHONOID HAEMORRHAGE Etiology: –RUPTURE OF SACCULAR Aneurysm ( Berry aneurysm ) Size: 6-10 mm.

12 Berry aneurysm Berry aneurysm Berry aneurysms arise in a weak (ness) point in the arterial wall (media). Disease associated: Marfan syndrome, Ehlar Danlos, Adult polycystic kidney disease. Angiogram

13 Circle of Willis : And the sites of berry aneurysm.

14 Morphology If less than 3 mm in diameter = asymptomatic. 30 % Cases multiple. CSF : will show blood.

15 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

16 Clinical features : Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Women are effected more than male. Giant aneurysm > 25 mm in diameter. It gradually enlarges from child hood, become large enough to produce symptoms in adulthood by sudden increased blood pressure.

17 Clinical Signs : In subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Headache, come, vomiting is present, herniation, acute Hydrocephalous. Additional features: EVIDENCE OF MENINGIAL IRITATION IS PRESENT 1. NECK RIGIDITY 2. BLOODY CSF

18 Mixed intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage Cause: Vascular malformations. This are 4 TYPES ARTERIOVANOUS MALFORMATION CAPILLARY TELANGECTASIS VENOUS ANGIOMA CAVERNOUS ANGIOMA

19 ARTERIOVANOUS MALFORMATION Common in the cerebral hemispheres. Males are affected twice as often as females. AGE = 10 – 30




23 Classification according to the anatomical Location of the Hemorrhage. THREE TYPES 1. Epidural Hematoma 2. Sub-dural Hematoma. 3. Traumatic parenchymal Injuries.

24 Epidural Hematoma Cause Rupture of Meningeal Artery on the occasion of a skull fracture. X- ray: show evidence of lateral skull area fracture.

25 CT Scan = Fusiform Hyperdense lesion; produce mass effect.

26 Clinical Effect : Mass Effect If not immediately drained: It will cause the following effects :- 1. Uncal and Tonsillar Herniation 2. Brain Stem compression and DEATH

27 Sub-Dural Hematoma Cause: Rupture of the Bridging Veins

28 CT Showing the Hematoma CAUSE: Key: Small brain big skull. More brain mobility. RAPID CANGE IN THE HEAD Velocity. Types: Acute Subdural Hematoma (child) Chronic subdural hematoma ( adult)

29 Acute Subdural Hematoma Seen in infants Cause: –More spacer in cranium, less brain matter –Excess brain mobility –Hemorrhage due to minor trauma.

30 CHRONIC SUBDURAL HEMATOMA Relative slow progress, contain venous blood. Associated with brain atrophy, which gives ‘brain’ more mobility. This make the vein more vulnerable to trauma.

31 CHRONIC SUBDURAL HEMATOMA : CLINICAL PICTURE HEAD Injury, or, Minor trauma 2 weeks/2 months Onset of Headache, dizziness, consciousness disturbance.

32 Traumatic Parenchymal Injuries 1. Concussion 2. Contusion and Laceration 3. Intracerebral hemorrhage 4. Generalized brain edema.

33 Concussion Concussion Definition Concussion may result when the head strikes against an object or is struck by an object. Concussions may produce unconsciousness or bleeding in or around the brain.

34 This can cause concussion !!

35 Concussion It is associated with minimum morphological change. Unconsciousness is due to the injury to the Reticular activating System.

36 Contusion and Laceration Contusion = Injury to the Superficial Brain parenchyma due to the Blunt trauma. Laceration = CONTUSION + TEAR OF THE SUPERFICIAL LAYERS OF THE BRAIN.

37 Coup Contusion Hit on Immobile Head Injury Directly beneath the area of blunt force: no skull fracture

38 Contrecoup contusion In fall if the occipital area strikes the floor Injury in the Frontal and temporal poles area in a mobile head. INJURY


40 Traumatic Intracerebral hemorrhage Multiple often associate with contusion and edema of the Brain.

41 Diffuse axonal injury Injury to white matter Damage to axon at node of Ranvier. Common sites: –Corpus callosum, periventricular area, hippocampus. Clinical: coma after trauma without evicence of parenchymal injury. Histology: axonal swelling.

42 Spinal cord injury: location Lesion to thoracic segment Paraplegia Lesion to cervical segment Tetraplagia Above C4 Respiratory arrest due to paralysis of diaphram

43 Thank You !!!

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