What Is a Pontine Hemorrhage?

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A pontine haemorrhage is the bleeding in the substance of the pons that typically occurs in hypertensive patients. This is a devastating condition that is manifested by a wide range of symptoms from isolated deficits to coma. Pontine haemorrhage affects the pons involved in motor activity such as Corticopontine fibres, ipsilateral pontine nucleus and contralateral cerebellum.
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