Subarachnoid hemorrhage and hormonal factors in women. A population-based case-control study.

@article{Longstreth1994SubarachnoidHA,
  title={Subarachnoid hemorrhage and hormonal factors in women. A population-based case-control study.},
  author={W. T. Longstreth and Lorene M. Nelson and Thomas D. Koepsell and Goedele van Belle},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={168-73}
}
Unlike most other types of cerebrovascular disease, aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage occurs more frequently in women than in men [1, 2]. The explanation for this imbalance is unknown but is probably not related to currently recognized risk factors for subarachnoid hemorrhage [1-3], including cigarette smoking, use of alcohol, and history of hypertension, all of which are more common in men than in women [4-6]. To find other associations that could explain the sex difference, we examined… CONTINUE READING

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