A subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding into the subarachnoid space, the area between the arachnoid membrane and the pia mater surrounding the brain. This may occur spontaneously, usually from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm, or may result from head injury.
eMedicine: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Detailed article by Rami C Zebian, MD and A Antoine Kazzi, MD.
Internet Stroke Center: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Provides an overview of this condition and information on its causes and who may be affected.
MedlinePlus: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Factsheet on this bleeding into the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover it. Includes causes, symptoms, exams and tests, treatment and outlook.
NHS Choices: Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Provides information on this condition where blood leaks from a blood vessel over the surface of the brain. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
Patient UK: Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
Factsheet including epidemiology, risk factors, presentation, examination, differential diagnosis, investigations, management, complications, prognosis and prevention.
Wikipedia: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Encyclopedia article on this condition where bleeding occurs into the subarachnoid space surrounding the brain.
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