Lt Col Nitesh Agrawal, Brig G C Satapathy, Col Subir Dey


Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in pregnancy is devastating for both mother and the baby. SAH due to aneurysm,
arterio-venous malformation or any other vascular malformation is a grave complication in pregnancy. Headache is very
challenging symptom in pregnancy with raised intracranial pressure. We present a case of 31 years old lady in early second trimester admitted in
intensive care unit with subarachnoid hemorrhage due to aneurysm. She was exposed to anesthetic and neurosurgical challenges for clipping of the
aneurysm, in a potentially fatal condition. The multidisciplinary team effort and timely medical intervention by clipping of intracranial aneurysm
can be safe and effective for both the mother and the foetus.


Intracranial Aneurysm, Pregnancy, Aneurysm Clipping

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