Pneumocephalus

Case contributed by Dr Abiola Ayodele

Presentation

Traumatic brain injury.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
MRI

Extensive pneumocephalus is demonstrated within the sulci, cisterns and ventricles.

Note the air fluid levels within the sphenoidal and left maxillary sinuses suggesting acute sinusitis.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the MRI features of pneumocephalus in a patient with traumatic brain injury.

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Case information

rID: 88438
Published: 8th Apr 2021
Last edited: 8th Apr 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Lagos state university teaching hospital

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