Pneumomediastinum

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

ICU patient due to head injury. Swelling of neck.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
CT

Very extensive pneumomediastium is demonstrated throughout the chest with no pneumothorax. ETT, CVC and NGT in situ. 

Case Discussion

Extensive changes of pneumomediastium. 

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Case information

rID: 18967
Published: 30th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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