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Han, Lee, Yee, Choi, Sohn, and Lee: An Unusual Cervical Post-Traumatic Pseudomeningocele - A Case Report -


Pseudomeningoceles are formed by extravasation of cerebrospinal fluid through a dural defect into soft tissue. Most pseudomeningoceles are iatrogenic and occur in the posterior lumbar region following surgery. But, post-traumatic pseudomeningocele rarely occurs in the head and neck. We present a case of post-traumatic an unusual cervical pseudomenigocele and review the related literatures.

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Cervical enhanced CT scans (A: axial, B: coronal, C: sagittal) showed a massive fluid collection in the right anterior cervical region, which revealed a huge-sized pseudomeningocele arising from the right C6-7 intervertebral foramen (arrow).
Follow-up cervical CT scan showed resolution of the pseudomeningocele.


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