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Pneumocephalus
Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR; Gregory L. Katzman, MD, MBA
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Pneumatocele (when focal)
            • Definitions

              • Presence of air or gas within skull (always abnormal)

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                  • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Pulickal GG et al: Tension pneumocephalus. Singapore Med J. 55(3):e46-8, 2014
                                    2. Youngblood SC et al: Pneumocephalus Resulting from Basilar Skull Fracture. Anesthesiology. ePub, 2014
                                    3. Lütjens G et al: Akinetic mutism and parkinsonism due to subdural and intraventricular tension pneumocephalus. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. Epub ahead of print, 2013
                                    4. Sweni S et al: Tension pneumocephalus: a case report with review of literature. Emerg Radiol. 20(6):573-8, 2013
                                    5. Oh JH et al: Spontaneous pneumocephalus. Emerg Med J. 27(3):220, 2010
                                    6. Sinclair AG et al: Imaging of the post-operative cranium. Radiographics. 30(2):461-82, 2010
                                    7. Michel SJ: The Mount Fuji sign. Radiology. 232(2):449-50, 2004
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                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            • Diagnostic Checklist

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Synonyms

                                                • Pneumatocele (when focal)
                                              • Definitions

                                                • Presence of air or gas within skull (always abnormal)

                                              IMAGING

                                              • General Features

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • MR Findings

                                                    • Imaging Recommendations

                                                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                        PATHOLOGY

                                                        • General Features

                                                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                            • Presentation

                                                              • Demographics

                                                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                  • Treatment

                                                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Pulickal GG et al: Tension pneumocephalus. Singapore Med J. 55(3):e46-8, 2014
                                                                      2. Youngblood SC et al: Pneumocephalus Resulting from Basilar Skull Fracture. Anesthesiology. ePub, 2014
                                                                      3. Lütjens G et al: Akinetic mutism and parkinsonism due to subdural and intraventricular tension pneumocephalus. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. Epub ahead of print, 2013
                                                                      4. Sweni S et al: Tension pneumocephalus: a case report with review of literature. Emerg Radiol. 20(6):573-8, 2013
                                                                      5. Oh JH et al: Spontaneous pneumocephalus. Emerg Med J. 27(3):220, 2010
                                                                      6. Sinclair AG et al: Imaging of the post-operative cranium. Radiographics. 30(2):461-82, 2010
                                                                      7. Michel SJ: The Mount Fuji sign. Radiology. 232(2):449-50, 2004