Subcutaneous emphysema complicating a tooth extraction

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


20 year old female patient develop facial swelling and chest discomfort following tooth extraction

Subcutaneous emphysema

Subcutaneous emphysema

Case Discussion

Subcutaneous emphysema at the right side of the neck and upper mediastinum.

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Case information

rID: 13313
Published: 25th Mar 2011
Last edited: 17th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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