A 40-year-old member asked:
can a hemorrhagic bleeding in the brain cause death, if not immediate, later on?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jefferson Chen answered
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Certainly, bleeds from aneurysms or avms or strokes can lead to death days to weeks after the initial event. The patient may survive the initial bleed, for example, or their condition may be stabilized surgically, but they may have a rebleed or they may die from other causes. For example, they are frequently in a debilitated state and die from pneumonia, or bed sores.
Answered on Oct 14, 2016
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