Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 3, Number 2, April 2012, pages 144-145

A Case Report: Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum (Hamman's Syndrome)


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Chest x- ray (scout view) depicting lucency along left mediastinal border (arrow) indicating pneumomediastinum. Also note the subcutaneous emphysema on the right side (arrow head).
Figure 2.
Figure 2. CT Chest confirming subcutaneous emphysema (arrow head) and extensive pneumomediastinum (arrow).