Pneumomediastinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema Unusual Complications of Blunt Facial Trauma

Giuseppe de Luca, Francesco Petteruti, Michela Tanga, Antonella Luciano, Anna Lerro

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Abstract

We described a rare case of pneumomediastinum following an isolated facial trauma. Traumatic pneumomediastinum is usually secondary to a blunt or penetrating neck, chest or abdominal trauma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-381
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Surgery
Volume73
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011

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Subcutaneous Emphysema
Mediastinal Emphysema
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Keywords

  • Facial trauma
  • Pneumomediastinum
  • Subcutaneous emphysema
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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Pneumomediastinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema Unusual Complications of Blunt Facial Trauma. / de Luca, Giuseppe; Petteruti, Francesco; Tanga, Michela; Luciano, Antonella; Lerro, Anna.

In: Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 73, No. 5, 10.2011, p. 380-381.

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de Luca, Giuseppe ; Petteruti, Francesco ; Tanga, Michela ; Luciano, Antonella ; Lerro, Anna. / Pneumomediastinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema Unusual Complications of Blunt Facial Trauma. In: Indian Journal of Surgery. 2011 ; Vol. 73, No. 5. pp. 380-381.
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