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Massive subcutaneous emphysema mimicking necrotizing fasciitis after dacryocystorhinostomy.
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PMID:  16234709     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of massive subcutaneous emphysema mimicking necrotizing fasciitis after uncomplicated dacryocystorhinostomy surgery. Subcutaneous emphysema progressing down fascial planes of the head and neck after dacryocystorhinostomy has not been reported in the literature. Using the clinical presentation and radiographic imaging, we briefly review the underlying cause of subcutaneous emphysema after dacryocystorhinostomy.
Faris R Ghosheh; Sajeev S Kathuria
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0740-9303     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-19     Completed Date:  2006-02-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508431     Medline TA:  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Eyelid Diseases / radiography*
Fasciitis, Necrotizing / radiography*
Neck Pain / radiography
Orbital Diseases / radiography*
Postoperative Complications*
Subcutaneous Emphysema / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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