Subarachnoid haemorrhage

@article{Gijn2007SubarachnoidH,
  title={Subarachnoid haemorrhage},
  author={J. Gijn and R. Kerr and G. Rinkel},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369},
  pages={306-318}
}
  • J. Gijn, R. Kerr, G. Rinkel
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Subarachnoid haemorrhage accounts for only 5% of strokes, but occurs at a fairly young age. Sudden headache is the cardinal feature, but patients might not report the mode of onset. CT brain scanning is normal in most patients with sudden headache, but to exclude subarachnoid haemorrhage or other serious disorders, a carefully planned lumbar puncture is also needed. Aneurysms are the cause of subarachnoid haemorrhage in 85% of cases. The case fatality after aneurysmal haemorrhage is 50%; one in… CONTINUE READING

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