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Vomiting after head injury: a reminder of traumatic pneumocephalus
  1. Anand Sadashiva,
  2. Aimee M Charnell,
  3. Daniel Y Ellis
  1. Department of Trauma, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Anand Sadashiva, Department of Trauma, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA 5000, South Australia; anand.sadashiva{at}

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A 62-year-old electrician presented to the emergency department following an unwitnessed fall from a ladder resulting in loss of consciousness and epistaxis. He had two episodes of protracted vomiting prior to the arrival of …

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