Blunt chest trauma - pulmonary interstitial emphysema and pneumomediastinum

Case contributed by Dr Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu

Presentation

BMX accident, 40 km/hr, fall forward.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Left-sided pulmonary interstitial emphysema and pneumomediastinum centered on the left hilum. 

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Case information

rID: 20666
Published: 5th Dec 2012
Last edited: 4th Aug 2020
System: Chest, Trauma
Tag: legacy
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included