Hamman syndrome

Case contributed by Mostafa El-Feky


Chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male



Extensive pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema reaching the neck and abdominal wall.

Case Discussion

Hamman syndrome is the presence of spontaneous pneumomediastinum along with subcutaneous emphysema. It is commonly idiopathic and usually presented with non-specific chest pain.

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