Patients With Microhemorrhages, In Whom Hemorrhagic Strokes Were Prospectively Observed

Age (yr)/SexNumber of MicrohemorrhagesHemorrhagic StrokeAssociated Condition
71/M60Parietal lobar34
75/F20Frontal lobar147+
64/F28Caudate head402+
  • Note.—There may be a link between the site of hemorrhagic stroke and the distribution of microhemorrhages. HT indicates hypertension; DM, diabetes mellitus.

  • * Days indicates number of days after the microhemorrhages were first observed on T2*-weighted gradient-echo images.

  • This patient had a history of parietal lobar hemorrhage. The other three patients had no previous brain stroke.

  • This patient had a history of myocardial infarction, pulmonary artery thromboembolism, and deep venous thrombosis, for which she received warfarin.