Massive Head Trauma as a Cause of Intravascular Air

    Volume 29, Issue 2 (April 1984)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 7


    Messmer, JM
    Assistant professor of radiology, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA

    (Received 9 June 1983; accepted 27 June 1983)

    Abstract

    Three examples of intravascular air caused by massive head trauma are presented. The basic types of air embolism are discussed and the pathophysiology in the three cases is offered. The association should be recognized to avoid misinterpretation of the radiographs.


    Paper ID: JFS11688J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11688J

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    Title Massive Head Trauma as a Cause of Intravascular Air
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