Spontaneous intracranial hemorrhages in children

Stephanie Terezakis, Phillip B. Storm, Mary Fran Storm, Anthony M. Avellino

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This article reviews a number of intracranial lesions that cause nontraumatic hemorrhages in the pediatric population. Most of these lesions include vascular malformations such as arteriovenous malformations, intracranial aneurysms, and cavernous malformations. Even though other lesions such as vein of Galen malformations, moyamoya disease, and intracranial bleeds associated with tumors are less common, they must be considered in children presenting with nontraumatic hemorrhages. We discuss the differences in presentation and evaluation of these lesions and advocate multidisciplinary management involving neurosurgery, radiosurgery, and interventional neuroradiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)216-229
Number of pages14
JournalNeurosurgery Quarterly
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2002


  • Intracranial hemorrhages
  • Nontraumatic
  • Pediatrics
  • Vascular malformations


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