Pneumoventricle | definition of pneumoventricle by Medical dictionary
Air in the ventricular system of the brain; occurs as a complication of a fracture of the skull that passes through the accessory nasal sinuses.
pneumoventricle (nū″mō-vĕn′trĭ-k'l) [″ + L. ventriculus, little belly]
Air accumulation in the cerebral ventricles.
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on day 2 showed an acute left cerebellar infarct involving the posterior inferior cerebellar artery and the anterior inferior cerebellar artery territories with hydrocephalus and pneumoventricle
(Figure 1b, 1c, 1d).