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Neurosurgery

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding that occurs between the brain and the tissues around it.

Symptoms


  • Sudden severe headache

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Loss of consciousness for a short time

  • Muscle pain in the neck and shoulder

  • Stiff neck

  • Seizures

  • Vision problems

  • Pupils different sizes

  • Droopy eyelid

  • Behavior change

Causes

  • Arteriovenous malformation bleeding (a tangle of abnormal blood vessels with a connection between the arteries and veins in the brain

  • Head injury

  • Hemorrhagic disorders

  • Brain aneurysm bleeding (delicate area on the wall of a blood vessel, causing and inflammation of the vessel)

  • Use of anticoagulants

    When to see a doctor?

     

    A subarachnoid hemorrhage must be treated immediately it can lead to severe brain damage and even death.

     

    If you have any of these symptoms, go or call the emergency number +52 (624) 104 3911 for help immediately.

     


Prevention

Schedule an appointment with your Dr.