Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum: Case report


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DURUKAN P., TEKIN I., YAKAR S., Salt O., BAYKAN N., Ozkan S.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.28, ss.275-277, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12996/gmj.2017.83
  • Dergi Adı: GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.275-277

Özet

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum, without any triggering factor is described as presentation of air in the mediastinum and this is a benign, uncommon and generally self limiting condition. Admitted to the emergency department the feeling of congestion in the throat and dsypnea complaints, which present a case with the diagnosis of spontaneous pneumomediastinum. She was managed conservatively and recovered uneventfully. Careful physical examination and radiologic evaluation are very important in making the diagnosis of spontaneous pneumomediastinum. A close follow-up is needed to avoid from possible complications.