Can a blow to the head cause a Cerebellar Stroke two months later? My mother was abused and beaten with a closed fist in the head about 2 months ago. Just a few days ago she suffered from a Cerebellar Stroke. Could the blows to the head she recieved 2 months ago cause the stroke?
I am very sorry to hear that. It is possible. A stroke is basically a blood clot and while most often head trauma will cause a bleed and not a clot, depending on the head injury there could be a collapsed vessel or swelling causing blockage. There is also a type of stoke called a emorrhagic stroke — occurs when a blood vessel leaks or bursts, which is much more likely to be caused by trauma but most likely right after the trauma, not months later. Do you know the type of stroke it was? Cerebellar just refers to the location. Best wishes.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.