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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - Case 7

A healthy 18 year-old man developed a sudden, severe headache. On examination, he was drowsy.

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Axial CT Scans without contrast: Looking closely, note the bright areas in the left Sylvian fissure and the sulci near the interhemispheric fissure. Also note the early hydrocephalus as manifested by the enlarged temporal horns. 

Revised 03/28/06.
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