Nonfatal cerebral air embolism after dental surgery.


After removal of four impacted third molars under general anesthesia, our patient developed subcutaneous emphysema, pneumothorax, pneumopericardium, and pneumomediastinum. Soon thereafter, coma with generalized epileptic status ensued. A cerebral magnetic resonance and single photon emission computed tomography showed hypoperfusion of the right thalamus and… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/01.ane.0000289634.24785.04


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@article{Magni2008NonfatalCA, title={Nonfatal cerebral air embolism after dental surgery.}, author={Giuseppina Magni and Carmela Imperiale and Giovanni La Rosa and Roberto Favaro}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={2008}, volume={106 1}, pages={249-51, table of contents} }