Mediastinal and subcutaneous emphysema complications

Osama, S.M.; Krishnamurthy, S. and Gupta, D.N. (1979) Mediastinal and subcutaneous emphysema complications. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 26 (3). pp. 164-165.

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Abstract

Mediastinal and subcutaneous emphysema, though a known complication of bronchial asthma is not commonly seen. A 14-year old patient, an established case of bronchial asthma for the previous five years, developed sub-cutaneous and mediastinal emphysema during an episode of acute bronchospasm. He was treated conservatively and there was spontaneous absorption of air in ten days.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mediastinal emphysema, Subcutaneous emphysema, Bronchial Asthma, Adolescent, Case Study, Diagnosis
Subjects:Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Emphysema
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Bronchial Diseases > Asthma
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Hypersensitivity > Asthma
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Persons > Age Groups > Adolescent
ID Code:2048
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:29 March 2007

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