Document Detail


Cervical emphysema secondary to pneumomediastinum as a complication of childbirth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14702879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pneumomediastinum and cervical emphysema usually occur following esophageal or chest trauma. Rarely do they occur as a complication of childbirth, and only approximately 200 such cases have been reported in the literature worldwide. We describe a new case, and we review the clinical picture, pathophysiology, and management of these conditions. In view of the head and neck symptoms of pneumomediastinum and cervical emphysema during labor--which include dyspnea, cough, sore throat, pain on swallowing, and dysphagia--otolaryngologists might be consulted and should therefore be aware of these conditions in order to recognize and treat them.
Authors:
Hideki Nakagawa; Miwa Yamauchi; Toshiyuki Kusuyama; Hiroyuki Fukuda; Kaoru Ogawa
Related Documents :
15848339 - Simultaneous double video mediastinoscopy and video mediastinotomy--a step forward.
877159 - Cervical traction. review of literature and treatment guidelines.
365319 - Soft tissue metastasis of a chemodectoma: a case report and review of the literature.
19106479 - Cervical external root resorption: 3-year follow-up of a case.
561339 - Cervical myelopathy complicating cerebral angiography. report of a case and review of t...
11143859 - Microbial flora of women with chronic cervicitis.
7582839 - Onychomatricoma.
10414659 - A decade of pediatric homicide: a retrospective study at the medical university of sout...
15848339 - Simultaneous double video mediastinoscopy and video mediastinotomy--a step forward.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0145-5613     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-01-01     Completed Date:  2004-03-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  948-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Seibo International Catholic Hospital, 2-5-1 Nakaochiai, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 161-8521, Japan. hnakagawa@seibokai.or.jp
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Birth Injuries / complications*
Female
Humans
Mediastinal Emphysema / complications*
Neck
Subcutaneous Emphysema / etiology*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Hydrodissection for complete removal of a ranula.
Next Document:  Pilot study: quality of life assessment of postnatal fatigue and other physical morbidity.