Hemorrhagic Stroke in Children

Lori C. Jordan, Argye E. Hillis

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Abstract

Hemorrhagic stroke accounts for approximately half of stroke in childhood. Unlike arterial ischemic stroke, there are no consensus guidelines to assist in the evaluation and treatment of these children. This article reviews the literature on the evaluation, treatment, etiology, and neurologic outcome of hemorrhagic stroke in children. Important differences between pediatric and adult hemorrhage are highlighted, as treatment guidelines for adults may not be applicable in all cases. Required future research and potential therapies are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-80
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric Neurology
Volume36
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology

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