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Br J Anaesth. 2000 Jan;84(1):115-7.

Tension pneumocephalus after neurosurgery in the supine position.

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Department of Neuroanaesthesiology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Tension pneumocephalus has been reported most frequently after posterior fossa surgery performed in the sitting position. We present a paediatric patient who developed tension pneumocephalus in the postoperative period after decompression of a craniopharyngioma performed with the patient in the supine position.

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10740562
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