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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 215-216

Spontaneous extensive pneumocephalus with rare frontoethmoidal recess skull base defect presenting with acute headache


1 Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Radiology, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Manisha Sharma
Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Pinakini Nagar, Nellore - 524 004, Andhra Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_47_21

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We report a 40-year-old diabetic female with acute headache and case of skull base defect causing pneumocephalus. The highlights of the present case are acute clinical presentation, extensive radiological findings, and rare skull base defect in frontoethmoidal recess.


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