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Pneumocephalus

MedGen UID:
45970
Concept ID:
C0032268
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Airocele, Cranial; Airoceles, Cranial; Cranial Airocele; Cranial Airoceles; Cranial Pneumocyst; Cranial Pneumocysts; Gas, Intracranial; Intracranial Gas; Pneumocyst, Cranial; Pneumocysts, Cranial
SNOMED CT: Pneumocephalus (14415006); Airocele (14415006)

Definition

The presence of air or gas within the cranial cavity. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPneumocephalus

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Chen JW, Yengo-Kahn A, Chotai S, Bhamidipati A, Smith C, Davis P, Reynolds RA, Boyd MP, Barrett TW, Compton ES, Dennis BM, Norris MS, Patel MB, Schwarz JP, Thomason NR, Thompson RC, Guillamondegui OD
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Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Guo X, Wu L, Ou Y, Yu X, Zhu B, Yang C, Liu W
Neurosurg Rev 2022 Dec 9;46(1):13. doi: 10.1007/s10143-022-01925-x. PMID: 36481957
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Am J Otolaryngol 2020 Nov-Dec;41(6):102740. Epub 2020 Sep 19 doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102740. PMID: 32979671
Huang GH, Li XC, Ren L, Dai RX, Sun ZL, Jiang XF, Feng DF
Br J Neurosurg 2020 Jun;34(3):284-289. Epub 2020 Feb 23 doi: 10.1080/02688697.2020.1729343. PMID: 32090624
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Diagnosis

Almeida AI, Sousa JM, Sampaio L
World Neurosurg 2023 Apr;172:10-11. Epub 2023 Jan 20 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2023.01.052. PMID: 36682526
Bichsel O, Hauck A, Oertel M
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2022 Sep;164(9):2395-2400. Epub 2022 Jul 6 doi: 10.1007/s00701-022-05297-5. PMID: 35794427Free PMC Article
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Therapy

Beggio G, Raneri F, Rustemi O, Scerrati A, Zambon G, Piacentino M
Neurosurg Rev 2020 Feb;43(1):95-99. Epub 2020 Jan 2 doi: 10.1007/s10143-019-01220-2. PMID: 31897886
Liu H, Wang W
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Pulickal GG, Sitoh YY, Ng WH
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Prognosis

Iess G, Bonomo G, Levi V, Aquino D, Zekaj E, Mezza F, Servello D
Sci Rep 2023 Jun 8;13(1):9324. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-30289-5. PMID: 37291256Free PMC Article
Bichsel O, Hauck A, Oertel M
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2022 Sep;164(9):2395-2400. Epub 2022 Jul 6 doi: 10.1007/s00701-022-05297-5. PMID: 35794427Free PMC Article
Huang GH, Li XC, Ren L, Dai RX, Sun ZL, Jiang XF, Feng DF
Br J Neurosurg 2020 Jun;34(3):284-289. Epub 2020 Feb 23 doi: 10.1080/02688697.2020.1729343. PMID: 32090624
Bhoil R, Kumar R, Chopra R, Bhoil S
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Clinical prediction guides

Iess G, Bonomo G, Levi V, Aquino D, Zekaj E, Mezza F, Servello D
Sci Rep 2023 Jun 8;13(1):9324. doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-30289-5. PMID: 37291256Free PMC Article
Lepić M, Mandić-Rajčević S, Pavlićević G, Novaković N, Rasulić L
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2021 Jul;163(7):1857-1865. Epub 2021 Jan 19 doi: 10.1007/s00701-021-04704-7. PMID: 33464424
Huang GH, Li XC, Ren L, Dai RX, Sun ZL, Jiang XF, Feng DF
Br J Neurosurg 2020 Jun;34(3):284-289. Epub 2020 Feb 23 doi: 10.1080/02688697.2020.1729343. PMID: 32090624
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Liu H, Wang W
World Neurosurg 2018 Jan;109:127-128. Epub 2017 Sep 30 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.09.151. PMID: 28974412

Recent systematic reviews

Kim BJH, Ji MY, Chen JCC, Correia JA, Law AJJ, Kow CY
Neurosurg Rev 2024 Jan 4;47(1):30. doi: 10.1007/s10143-023-02261-4. PMID: 38172487
Guo X, Wu L, Ou Y, Yu X, Zhu B, Yang C, Liu W
Neurosurg Rev 2022 Dec 9;46(1):13. doi: 10.1007/s10143-022-01925-x. PMID: 36481957
Bichsel O, Hauck A, Oertel M
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2022 Sep;164(9):2395-2400. Epub 2022 Jul 6 doi: 10.1007/s00701-022-05297-5. PMID: 35794427Free PMC Article
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