Subarachnoid haemorrhage

Case contributed by David Puyó


Severe headache, seizures and loss of consciousness.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

CT Brain

CT image shows diffuse subarachnoid haemorrhage in all basal cisterns, bilateral sylvian fissure and interhemispheric fissure

Case Discussion

This case shows a typical subarachnoid hemorrhage. The origin of it is variable and may be due to vascular problems, ruptured intracranial aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), tumors that can bleed into the subarachnoid space and trauma.

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Case information

rID: 22377
Published: 28th Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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