Body Region: Brain, and Head and Neck
Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, Munich, Germany
1. Patient presentation
- A 70-year-old woman was brought to the emergency room with what she called the worst headache of her life. She also had nausea and vomiting, and was unable to walk due to a pronounced vertigo.
- Her relatives reported that the headache had increased in intensity over the course of one day.
- Non-enhanced CT of the brain was performed.