Blake, Garfield O.; James, Michael V.; Ramjit, Chunilal; Char, Gurendra; Hunter, R.; Crandon, Ivor W.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Acute Subdural Haematoma Without Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Caused by Rupture of an Intracranial Aneurysm
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Discusses the case of a 35-year old woman who was brought to the University Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, shortly after experiencing a right hemiparesis with altered consciousness. A diagnosis of subarachoid haemorrhage secondary to a ruptered berry aneurysm was made. The article further illustrates the conditions of the female and conditions assoiciated with the brain. It was concluded that a ruptered berry aneurysm as the cause of a subdural haematoma should be considered in young persons, especially women, with no history of traumatic head injury.....