Pneumorrhachis

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Presentation

Worsening respiratory distress.

Patient Data

Age: 12 months
Gender: Male
CT

CT reveals multifocal lung consolidation, pneumomediastinum, surgical emphysema and pneumorrhachis (air in the spinal canal).

Case Discussion

Pneumorrhachis is also called epidural emphysema.

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Case information

rID: 7129
Published: 8th Sep 2009
Last edited: 18th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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