ROY S. LEADINGHAM, M. D., F.A.C.P.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage may be the primary cause of death following injury to the head, or may result from a variety of intracranial vascular lesions. Smith1 lists as the most common causes, aside from trauma: cerebral aneurysm, toxic infectious diseases, cerebral neoplasms, and hemorrhagic diseases. Neal2, reviewing thirty-five cases, gives the following causes:―
Head Injury 1
Hypertension (190 systolic) 1
Epidemic Meningitis 4
Hydrocephalus and Mitral Regurgitation 1
Mitral Lesion and Streptococcus Septicemia 2
Most of these cases were children or young adults, and he suggests the possibility of accounting for many of
Learn more about subscription options.
Register Now for a free account.
LEADINGHAM RS. Superior Longitudinal Sinus Thrombosis With Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Report of a Case(Report of a Case*). Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:1584–1588. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-12-1584
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(12):1584-1588.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only