From the case: Pneumomediastinum

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

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  • Pneumomediastinum - “ Pneumomediastinum is the presence of extraluminal gas within the mediastinum. Gas may originate from the lungs, trachea, central bronchi, oesophag...”
  • Spinnaker sign (mediastinum) - “ The spinnaker sign (also known as the angel wing sign) is a sign of pneumomediastinum seen on neonatal chest radiographs. It refers to the thymus ...”
  • Continuous diaphragm sign - “ The continuous diaphragm sign is a chest radiograph sign of pneumomediastinum or pneumopericardium if lucency is above the diaphragm, or of pneumo...”
  • Haystack sign (pneumomediastinum) - “ The haystack sign on chest x-rays in paediatric patients is indicative of pneumomediastinum. The paediatric heart is surrounded above and below wi...”

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