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Terson’s syndrome in subarachnoid haemorrhage
  1. S J Resnick,
  2. A A Rabinstein
  1. Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
 Alejandro A Rabinstein
 1150 MW 14th street, Suite 304, Miami, FL 33101, USA; arabinstein{at}

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A 28 year old man complained of thunderclap headache and shortly after became unconscious. Upon arrival to the emergency department he was comatose and exhibited sluggishly reactive pupils and extensor posturing. His CT scan of the brain revealed subarachnoid haemorrhage with global brain oedema (fig 1A). On careful examination, the CT scan also …

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