Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of pneumorrhachis

  title={Pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of pneumorrhachis},
  author={Markus Florian Oertel and Marcus C. Korinth and Marcus H. T. Reinges and Timo Krings and Sandra Terbeck and Joachim M. Gilsbach},
  booktitle={European Spine Journal},
Pneumorrhachis (PR), the presence of intraspinal air, is an exceptional but eminent radiographic finding, accompanied by different aetiologies and possible pathways of air entry into the spinal canal. By reviewing the literature and analysing a personal case of traumatic cervical PR after head injury, we present current data regarding the pathoanatomy, clinical and radiological presentation, diagnosis and differential diagnosis and treatment modalities of patients with PR and associated… CONTINUE READING
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