Subcutaneous emphysema complicating a tooth extraction

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Presentation

Facial swelling and chest discomfort following tooth extraction.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

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: 8th Nov 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included