Complications of occipital bone pneumatization

Mary Moss*, Michael Biggs, Paul Fagan, Martin Forer, Martin Davis, Jim Roche

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    Abstract

    Four cases of occipital bone pneumatization and subsequent complications are described, which include a pathological fracture of C1 and the occipital bone, spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema and pneumatocele formation. Reviews of the published literature and possible aetiological factors have been discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)259-263
    Number of pages5
    JournalAustralasian Radiology
    Volume48
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004

    Keywords

    • Craniocervical
    • Occipital
    • Temporal bone pneumatization
    • Valsalva

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