Traumatic pneumocranium (in virtual reality)

Case contributed by Dr Tee Yu Jin


Road traffic accident. A direct impact of his motorcycle into a lamp post. Sustained a laceration wound over the forehead.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

CT Skull in Virtual Reality

CT skull reviewed in virtual reality demonstrates right frontal skull fracture with associated pneumocranium.


CT Skull in Flat Panel

Right pneumocephalus along with fractures involving the right orbit, right lamina papyracea, ethmoid air cells, greater wing of the left sphenoid and both maxilla. No intracranial bleed identified.

Case Discussion

CT skull data are viewed in virtual reality using medicalholodeck dicom viewer.

Original case can be found here.

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Case information

rID: 75090
Published: 17th Mar 2020
Last edited: 11th Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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