Subcutaneous emphysema

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Post lobectomy.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
X-ray

Very (very very very) extensive subcutaneous emphysema is demonstrated involving the entire thorax and extending into the neck. Two intercostal catheters noted on the right. 

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Case information

rID: 10629
Published: 27th Aug 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included