S Koch, J Nates
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S Koch, J Nates. Case of the Month: Case 3. The Internet Journal of Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine. 1998 Volume 3 Number 2.
Forty seven year old, black female, admitted with subarachnoid hemorrhage grade III. See CT brain below:
A four-vessel angiogram on admission to the emergency room showed multiple cerebral aneurysms and was transferred to our institution. Her past medical history included untreated arterial hypertension and chronic renal failure. On the second day, she was intubated due to respiratory distress. The same day, the patient underwent clipping of 2 of her 5 aneurysms (anterior communicating and right middle cerebral) without complications.
The above changes were associated with these physical changes: