CT Brain - Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH)

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CT Brain - Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH)

  • The dense (white) material is acute subarachnoid blood
  • Blood is seen within the CSF spaces - in the basal cisterns, fissures and sulci

Clinical features

  • Sudden onset severe occipital headache with nausea and photophobia

Page author: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust UK (Read bio)

Last reviewed: November 2018