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Case 17 

Case 17
Case 17

Harutomo Hasegawa

, Matthew Crocker

, and Pawan Singh Minhas

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date: 25 July 2021

A 64-year-old man presented to the emergency department after experiencing a severe headache which began suddenly when he was watching TV. He felt nauseous and had vomited several times. At hospital, his GCS was 14/15 (E3, V5, M6), and his pupils were equal and reactive, with no focal neurological deficits. He had a history of hypertension and his blood pressure was 181/122mmHg.

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