Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Ingestion of an ox tail bone. Swallowing discomfort.

Patient Data

Age: 5-15
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

The air is seen to track superiorly and inferiorly due to perforation of the oesophagus.

Case Discussion

Pneumomediastinum secondary to the ingestion of an ox tail

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Case Information

rID: 8282
Case created: 22nd Jan 2010
Last edited: 25th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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