Aneurysmaattinen lukinkalvonalainen verenvuoto: diagnoosi kiven alla ja kivi hukassa?

Translated title of the contribution: Diagnostic challenges of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

Juho Vehviläinen, Mika Niemelä, Miikka Korja

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Diagostic approach to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) is based on computer tomography (CT) imaging, although a lumbar puncture and subsequent cerebrospinal fluid analysis is sometimes necessary. Identification of the ruptured aneurysm is done using angiography. Despite of modern imaging techniques, diagnostic definition of aSAH is still occasionally challenging. We describe three cases in which the diagnosis of aSAH has been delayed, in spite of positive imaging or lumbar puncture findings.

Translated title of the contributionDiagnostic challenges of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Original languageFinnish
Pages (from-to)461-465
Number of pages5
JournalDuodecim; lääketieteellinen aikakauskirja
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes


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