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Vertebral artery testing and differential

SAH is characterised by three commonly occurring complaints: ‘worst headache of my life’, photophobia and meningismus.

Autoimmune Encephalitis Pathophysiology

As a result, aneurysm SAH is initially misdiagnosed in nearly 12% of patients, a potentially lethal mistake.

Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction


Aneurysm subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is a leading cause of mortality (40%–50% of SAH), occurring in about 10 per 100,000 persons annually; 30,000 SAH in the United States alone each year.

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Conclusion A high suspicion for SAH during the initial evaluation increases the patient’s chance for early intervention and reduces mortality and disability.

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