how is a micro hemorrhage different than a stroke?

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how is a micro hemorrhage different than a stroke?

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A hemorrhage is when blood vessels split open and the blood can escape.

A stroke is a specific type of blood *clot* where a blood vessel in the brain becomes blocked and the brain can’t get adequate blood flow

Hemorrhage is simply a rupture of some blood vessel, resulting in blood escaping into the tissues. And as the name would suggest micro hemorrhage is a very small hemorrhage (usually a result of ruptured capillaries – the smallest blood vessels).

There are two types of stroke – ischeamic (the more common one, caused by an obstruction of a blood vessel in the brain) and haemorrhagic (caused by a heamorrhage in the brain). The result of both of those types is a damage of the brain cells with a wide range of symptoms.

So, I would say that a difference between micro haemorrhage in the brain and a heamorrhagic stroke is just the scale of the problem.