Review of the management of pneumocephalus

  title={Review of the management of pneumocephalus},
  author={Carlos B. Dabdoub and Gueider Salas and Elisabeth do Nascimento Silveira and Carlos F. Dabdoub},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
BACKGROUND Pneumocephalus (PNC) is the presence of air in the intracranial cavity. The most frequent cause is trauma, but there are many other etiological factors, such as surgical procedures. PNC with compression of frontal lobes and the widening of the interhemispheric space between the tips of the frontal lobes is a characteristic radiological finding of the "Mount Fuji sign." In addition to presenting our own case, we reviewed the most relevant clinical features, diagnostic methods, and… CONTINUE READING
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