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A 35-year-old previously healthy woman complains of a severe, excruciating headache and then has a transient loss of consciousness. There are no focal neurologic findings. The next step in evaluation is



A CT scan without contrast

B CT scan with contrast

C Carotid angiogram

D Holter monitor

Ans. A

CT scan without contrast

An excruciating headache with syncope requires evaluation for subarachnoid hemorrhage. visualized on a noncontrast CT scan.

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