Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Science
eISSN No. 2347-2367 pISSN No. 2347-2545

Subarachnoid Haemorrhage in a Patient with Complaints of Recurrent Headaches and Neck Pain since Two Months Ago: A Case Report

Author(s): Seyed Reza Habibzadeh, Esmail Rayeet Dost, Mahdi Foroughian*

Abstract

Background: Headache is one of the most important complaints in patients referred to the emergency department. Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is a major differential diagnosis in these patients, which usually occurs as a severe and sudden headache that the patient has not experienced so far. In this case the patient complaint of recurrent headache within 2 month that is a rare manifestation of SAH.

Conclusion: The SAH is one of the most critical differential diagnoses in headache and always must be consider in patients with no specific diagnosis. In suspected patients brain CT scan and LP should be done to confirm SAH.

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