Mediastinal emphysema complicating pneumoperitoneum

Thompson Wells, J.A. (1956) Mediastinal emphysema complicating pneumoperitoneum. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 3 (2). pp. 65-68.

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Three cases of mediastinal emphysema complicating pneumoperitoneum in the treatment of tuberculosis are reported. The signs and symptoms of this entity are discussed and the theories explaining its occurrence are stated. It is felt that the incidence of mediastinal emphysema in pneumoperitoneum is greater than previously reported, as many cases with mild symptoms may well be missed.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mediastinal Emphysema, Pneumoperitoneum, Case Studies
Subjects:Respiratory Tract Diseases > Thoracic Diseases > Mediastinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases > Peritoneal Diseases > Pneumoperitoneum
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Emphysema
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:809
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:15 September 2005

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