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Descriptor in English: Pneumocephalus
Descriptor in Spanish: Neumocéfalo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pneumocefalia
Descriptor in French: Pneumocéphale
Entry term(s): Airocele, Cranial
Airoceles, Cranial
Cranial Airocele
Cranial Airoceles
Cranial Pneumocyst
Cranial Pneumocysts
Epidural Pneumocephalus
Gas, Intracranial
Intracranial Gas
Pneumocephalus, Epidural
Pneumocephalus, Pressure
Pneumocephalus, Tension
Pneumocephalus, Traumatic
Pneumocyst, Cranial
Pneumocysts, Cranial
Pressure Pneumocephalus
Tension Pneumocephalus
Traumatic Pneumocephalus
Tree number(s): C10.228.140.199.700
C10.228.806
C10.900.300.087.700
C26.915.300.200.650
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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 68(64)
DeCS UI: 11436
Descriptor UI: D011007
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Pneumocephalus - Preferred
Concept UI M0017054
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.
Preferred term Pneumocephalus
Entry term(s) Airocele, Cranial
Airoceles, Cranial
Cranial Airocele
Cranial Airoceles
Cranial Pneumocyst
Cranial Pneumocysts
Gas, Intracranial
Intracranial Gas
Pneumocyst, Cranial
Pneumocysts, Cranial
Pressure Pneumocephalus - Narrower
Concept UI M0335619
Preferred term Pressure Pneumocephalus
Entry term(s) Pneumocephalus, Pressure
Pneumocephalus, Traumatic - Narrower
Concept UI M0335618
Preferred term Pneumocephalus, Traumatic
Entry term(s) Traumatic Pneumocephalus
Pneumocephalus, Epidural - Narrower
Concept UI M0335617
Preferred term Pneumocephalus, Epidural
Entry term(s) Epidural Pneumocephalus
Pneumocephalus, Tension - Narrower
Concept UI M0335620
Preferred term Pneumocephalus, Tension
Entry term(s) Tension Pneumocephalus



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