Hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage is type of stroke involving bleeding in the brain caused by
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage is caused by long-term high blood pressure (hypertension). When
Brain tissue swelling and a hematoma within the brain put increased pressure on the brain and can eventually destroy it.
Bleeding may occur in the hollow spaces (ventricles) in the center part of the brain or into the subarachnoid space (the space between the brain and the membranes that cover the brain). Such bleeding can cause symptoms of
However, even in patients without known high blood pressure, cocaine use can cause intracerebral hemorrhages.