Case Report

Bilateral Intracerebral Hemorrhage of Basal Ganglion: A Case Report

  • Sebahat Canpolat GÜL
  • Özlem COŞKUN
  • Tuğba TUNÇ
  • Özcan KOCATÜRK
  • Serap ÜÇLER
  • Levent İNAN

Received Date: 25.04.2007 Accepted Date: 03.04.2008 Meandros Med Dent J 2008;9(2):35-37

Cerebral hemorrhages are mainly seen in the area of the central matter of putamen, temporal lobe, parietal lobe or frontal lobe, thalamus, cerebellar hemisphere and pons in the brainstem. Hypertension related intracranial hemorrhages are most commonly seen in basal ganglia. The etiology of the hemorrhages are hypertension, vascular anomalies, vasculopaties, hematological disease, tumors, anticoagulant drugs. Besides hypertension, methanol or ethylene glycol intoxication, neonatal asphyxia, migraine and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar coma are also related with this condition. In this case report we discuss a patient with hypertension and diabetes mellitus who developed bilateral intracerebral hemorrhages of the basal ganglia.

Keywords: Bilateral basal ganglion hemorrhage, hypertension, diabetes mellitus