Pneumomediastinum

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Presentation

Respiratory distress on BCPAP.

Patient Data

Age: 0days
Gender: Female
X-ray

Floating thymus

Lack of lung markings particularly on R side, suggesting widened mediastinum filled with air. Note: compressed lung on the lower R (increased radio-opacity).

Case Discussion

Pneumomediastinum

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Case information

rID: 18870
Case created: 25th Jul 2012
Last edited: 7th Dec 2016
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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