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cerebral haemorrhage

cerebral haemorrhage n. bleeding from a cerebral blood vessel into the tissue of the brain. It is commonly caused by degenerative disease of the arteries and high blood pressure but may result from bleeding from congenital abnormalities of blood vessels. The symptoms vary from a transient weakness or numbness to profound coma and death. See also atheroma, hypertension, stroke.

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cerebral haemorrhage

cerebral haemorrhage Form of stroke in which there is bleeding from a blood vessel in the brain into the surrounding tissue. It is usually caused by arteriosclerosis and high blood pressure. Symptoms may vary from temporary numbness and weakness down one side of the body to deep coma. A major haemorrhage may be fatal. There is a high risk of repeated strokes.

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