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Dental Chair Intracerebral Hemorrhage

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Dental Chair Intracerebral Hemorrhage

N Barbas et al. Neurology.


A 52-year-old woman had a fatal intracerebral hemorrhage after dental manipulation. Normotensive in the past, the initial blood pressure was high but rapidly returned to normal. Necropsy showed no vascular malformation or evidence of hypertensive vascular disease. Clinical and experimental data show that stimulation of trigeminal fibers can cause important changes in blood pressure and pulse.

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