Subarachnoid hemorrhage and left anterior cerebral artery aneurysm

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


Patient came to the ER department with history of sudden onset of severe headache for 1 hour, frequent projectile vomiting and fainting attack with loss of consciousness for 30 minutes . Patient had headache since 5 days but deteriorated today he was drowsy with mild neck stiffness. CNS examination : pupil RRR, left sided weakness, motor power 4/5, positive Babinski sign on left side.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

CT brain with IV contrast showing saccular aneurysm at ACA. There is also subarachnoid space hemorrhage in non contrast images.

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Case Information

rID: 47015
Case created: 27th Jul 2016
Last edited: 3rd Sep 2016
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