AIIMS PG Entrance May 2015 – MCQ 29 – Hypertensive bleed

Which of the following is the most common location for hypertensive haemorrhage?
A. Brain stem
B. Basal ganglia
C. Thalamus
D. Cerebral hemispheres

Correct answer : B. Basal ganglia

Intracerebral haemorrhageIntracerebral haemorrhage – CT Scan

  • Hypertension is the most common cause of intracerebral haemorrhage.
  • Basal ganglia is the most common site for hypertensive bleed.

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