Author | Maggie Law, MD

Articles

Sudden Headache in a Woman With Hypertension

July 01, 2002

A 37-year-old woman presents to the emergency departmentwith a diffuse, sharp, pounding headache,which started 2 hours earlier. She rates her discomfort as4 on a scale of 1 to 10. Neck muscle soreness is also present,but the pain does not radiate.