An unusual case of infective pneumocephalus: case report of pneumocephalus exacerbated by continuous positive airway pressure.
BMC Emerg Med 2018 Jan 18;18(1). Epub 2018 Jan 18.
Department of Medicine, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, P.O. Box KB77, Accra, Ghana.
Background: Pneumocephalus, illustrated by air in the cranial vault is relatively infrequent and generally associated with neurosurgery, trauma, meningitis and barotrauma. However cases of spontaneous non-traumatic pneumocephalus remain rare. While the relationship between continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and atraumatic pneumocephalus has been previously reported, to our knowledge the rare presentation associated with sinus wall osteomyelitis has never been described. Read More