Pseudopneumomediastinum

Case contributed by Dr Eugen Divjak

Presentation

Fracture of left ulna. Preoperative chest x-ray.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Transparent line along left contour of the heart. This transparency does not spread along the upper mediastinum and most likely represents a Mach band.

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Case information

rID: 59713
Published: 22nd Apr 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Tag: basic
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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