What is Subarachnoid Hemorrhage?
The subarachnoid space is the area between two of the meninges (Arachnoid and pia mater) that cover the brain. This space normally contains a fluid called the cerebrospinal fluid.
Bleeding into this space takes place from a rupture of an aneurysm of a blood vessel or an arteria-venous malformation.
1. Adults of age 25-50 years
2. Onset sudden
3. Severe headache, vomiting.
4. Unconsciousness and coma.
6. Erratic breathing.
7. Stiff neck is present.
Immediately evacuate to a hospital. Treatment is usually surgical. Residual brain damage is invariably present.