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Pneumocephalus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pneumocephalus
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.199.700
C10.228.806
C10.900.300.087.700
C26.915.300.200.650
Unique ID
D011007
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011007
Scope Note
Presence of air or gas within the intracranial cavity (e.g., epidural space, subdural space, intracerebral, etc.) which may result from traumatic injuries, fistulous tract formation, erosions of the skull from NEOPLASMS or infection, NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES, and other conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Cranial Airocele
Cranial Pneumocyst
Intracranial Gas
Pneumocephalus, Epidural
Pneumocephalus, Tension
Pneumocephalus, Traumatic
Pressure Pneumocephalus
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Pneumocephalus Preferred
Pressure Pneumocephalus Narrower
Pneumocephalus, Traumatic Narrower
Pneumocephalus, Epidural Narrower
Pneumocephalus, Tension Narrower
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