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Tension Pneumocephalus of the Cranial Subdural Space: A Case Report.

Black, Peter McL. M.D., Ph.D.; Davis, James M. M.D.; Kjellberg, Raymond N. M.D.; Davis, Kenneth R. M.D.
Neurosurgery: September 1979
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: A case of subdural tension pneumocephalus is presented. Computerized cranial tomography permitted rapid diagnosis including localization of the air, thus facilitating prompt treatment. Tension pneumocephalus should be considered in a patient with a cerebrospinal fluid drainage device who deteriorates after craniotomy.

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