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Pneumocephalus triggered by sneezing

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 12 December 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6265
  1. Luca Gazzini, resident in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery,
  2. Daniele Marchioni, professor
  1. Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Verona, Italy
  1. Correspondence to L Gazzini lucagazzini100{at}

This is a non-contrast brain computed tomography image showing a massive pneumocephalus (blue arrow) and interruptions of the cribriform plate of the …

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