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Journal of The Korean Society of Emergency Medicine 2021;32(3): 273-276.
Clinical course of compressed air injury with pneumocephlaus and orbital emphysema: a case report
Howon Na , Yong Won Kim , Sanghun Lee , Han Ho Do , Jun Seok Seo , Jeong Hun Lee , Seung Chul Lee
Department of Emergency Medicine, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Dongguk University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea
Correspondence  Yong Won Kim ,Tel: 031-961-7769, Fax: 031-961-7529, Email: chiefong@naver.com,
Received: July 28, 2020; Revised: September 25, 2020   Accepted: September 29, 2020.  Published online: June 30, 2021.
Orbital emphysema with pneumocephalus is an unusual condition encountered in non-fracture craniofacial trauma. We report a case of orbital emphysema with disseminated pneumocephalus without any fracture, due to an orbital trauma caused by compressed air.
Key words: Pneumocephalus; Orbital emphysema; Compressed air
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