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Epidural emphysema following blunt trauma: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23576945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pneumorachis or epidural emphysema is defined as free air in the spinal canal which is seen following trauma, head trauma, manipulations, epidural injections, and spinal surgery. We report on the case of a 62-year-old with cervical and thoracic pneumorachis following a traffic accident.
R Botchu; A Shah; P Burli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Iowa orthopaedic journal     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1555-1377     ISO Abbreviation:  Iowa Orthop J     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-04-11     Completed Date:  2013-07-01     Revised Date:  2013-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908272     Medline TA:  Iowa Orthop J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Cervical Vertebrae*
Emphysema / etiology,  radiography*
Epidural Space / radiography*
Middle Aged
Thoracic Vertebrae*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications*

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