Most common location of hypertensive intracranial hemorrhage is:

Most common location of hypertensive
intracranial hemorrhage is:
AI 06; NIMHANS 08; DNB 10; WB 11
a) Subarachnoid space
b) Basal ganglia
c) Cerebellum
d) Brainstem
Correct Answer - B
Ans. Basal ganglia
The most common sites for hypertensive intracranial hemorrhage
are:
? Basal ganglia (putamen, thalamus and adjacent deep white
matter)
? Deep cerebellum
? Pons
So among the options provided basal ganglia is the single best
answer of choice.
Ref: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 16th Edition, Pages
2390-92.