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Pneumocephalus - Case 1

A 75 year old woman slipped and fell backwards hitting the right side of her rear head.

Show the Skull Fractures

Axial CT scans (bone windows). Note the skull fracture on the right posterior cranium. This is how the air was able to enter intracranially.

Revised 05/07/06.
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