Pneumocephalus

Author: Steve Fordham / Editor: Clifford J Mann / Reviewer: Michael Perry / Codes: R3, T1Published: 26/11/2020

An 18-year-old female presents after falling 8ft from a tree. She landed directly onto her head and lost consciousness for 30 seconds. GCS was 15 on arrival in the Emergency Department (ED) 1 hour after the fall. Her ABC exam was unremarkable and she had no focal lateralising signs on initial CNS/PNS neurological examination.

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