Pneumomediastinum from ingested fish bone

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Pneumomediastinum tracking up to the soft tissues of the neck. 

Case Discussion

Pneumomediastinum a 13 year old boy, with gas tracking up into the neck as a result of a swallowed fish bone. 

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Case Information

rID: 8114
Case created: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 5th Apr 2017
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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