Zieve's syndrome and intracranial haemorrhage: coincidence or related disorders

M. J. Hilz, J. Bauer, K. F. Druschky, W. J. Huk, B. Neundörfer

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Abstract

Zieve's syndrome (hyperlipidaemia, anaemia and fatty liver degeneration) may rarely occur with intracranial haemorrhage. Four patients suffering from both diseases are reported. Although it remains unclear whether there is a causal relationship between the two, it seems that hyperlipidaemia may be a major cause of intracranial bleeding. One reason for the small number of reported cases may be that hyperlipidaemic serum levels rapidly decrease after alcohol withdrawal.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)120-121
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Neurology
Volume237
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1990
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Alcoholic hyperlipidaemia
  • Intracranial haemorrhage
  • Zieve syndrome

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