Intracerebral pneumatocele: CT findings

S. Bhimani, C. Virapongse, J. K. Sabshin, M. Sarwar, R. H. Paterson

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Abstract

Two cases of intracerebral pneumatocele following trauma are presented. One to two months after initial treatment both patients had deteriorating neurologic status. The diagnosis was made by radiography. When a pneumatocele is suspected clinically, computed tomography can play a vital role in determining the precise location of the gas collection, its relationship to the fracture site, and the amount of mass effect on the brain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-114
Number of pages4
JournalRadiology
Volume154
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Bhimani, S., Virapongse, C., Sabshin, J. K., Sarwar, M., & Paterson, R. H. (1985). Intracerebral pneumatocele: CT findings. Radiology, 154(1), 111-114. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiology.154.1.3964927