Apostolakos, Diane; Roistacher, Kenneth
November 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2007, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p1305
Academic Journal
The article describes the case of a patient with hypertension who was found to have pneumocephalus in the quadrigeminal cistern. Intracranial pneumocephalus was first described in 1866 in a report of an autopsy of a trauma patient. It has several causes including barotrauma, neoplasms and spinal anesthesia.


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