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Pneumomediastinum

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain

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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