Chapter 9. What Caused This Subarachnoid Haemorrhage?

  1. C. Warlow,
  2. J. van Gijn,
  3. M. Dennis,
  4. J. Wardlaw,
  5. J. Bamford,
  6. G. Hankey,
  7. P. Sandercock,
  8. G. Rinkel,
  9. P. Langhorne,
  10. C. Sudlow and
  11. P. Rothwell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch9

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Warlow, C., van Gijn, J., Dennis, M., Wardlaw, J., Bamford, J., Hankey, G., Sandercock, P., Rinkel, G., Langhorne, P., Sudlow, C. and Rothwell, P. (2008) What Caused This Subarachnoid Haemorrhage?, in Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127660

Online ISBN: 9780470696361



  • subarachnoid haemorrhage;
  • local haemodynamic stress;
  • hypertension;
  • disorders of angiogenesis;
  • moyamoya syndrome


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Causes of spontaneous subarachnoid haemorrhage

  • Clues from the history

  • Clues from the examination

  • Investigations