Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Head and Neck Imaging - Case Report

Frontal sinus osteoma associated with pneumocephalus

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Department of Radiology, Gazi University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey

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From the Departments of Neurosurgery, Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

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From the Department of Radiology (A.B. *), Gazi University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Diagn Interv Radiol 2006; 12: 174-176
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Abstract

The most common causes of intracranial air are head trauma and neurosurgical procedures. Less common etiologies include infection due to gas-forming organisms, mucoceles, tumours, congenital neuroenteric cysts, and dural defects. Here, we present a case of a frontal sinus osteoma associated with longstanding pneumocephalus.

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