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.