subcutaneous emphysema | Subcutaneous Emphysema-Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Pictures

subcutaneous emphysema | Subcutaneous Emphysema-Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Pictures

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Subcutaneous emphysema, strictly speaking, refers to air in the subcutaneous tissues. But the term is generally used to describe any soft tissue emphysema of the body wall or limbs, since the air often dissects into the deeper soft tissue and musculature along fascial planes.  http://radiopaedia.org/articles/subcutaneous-emphysema

Subcutaneous emphysema, strictly speaking, refers to air in the subcutaneous tissues. But the term is generally used to describe any soft tissue emphysema of the body wall or limbs, since the air often dissects into the deeper soft tissue and musculature along fascial planes. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/subcutaneous-emphysema

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Boerhaave Syndrome has a higher incidence in the male gender, at an average of 50 years of age.11    Its predisposing factors would be alcoholism, a neurological disease, a peptic ulcer, a hiatal hernia or arterial hypertension.12 However, many sick individuals do not present any of these disorders. The classic clinical triad includes: vomiting, pain in the chest and subcutaneous emphysema.13

Boerhaave Syndrome has a higher incidence in the male gender, at an average of 50 years of age.11 Its predisposing factors would be alcoholism, a neurological disease, a peptic ulcer, a hiatal hernia or arterial hypertension.12 However, many sick individuals do not present any of these disorders. The classic clinical triad includes: vomiting, pain in the chest and subcutaneous emphysema.13

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Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema due to blunt neck injury: A case report and review of the literature

Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema due to blunt neck injury: A case report and review of the literature

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The Mackler triad is a term that defines the classical presentation seen in Boerhaave syndrome. It comprises:    1. Vomiting  2. Lower chest pain  3. Subcutaneous emphysema    Subcutaneous emphysema is only seen in approximately half of patients at the initial presentation (typically in those patients who present later)

The Mackler triad is a term that defines the classical presentation seen in Boerhaave syndrome. It comprises: 1. Vomiting 2. Lower chest pain 3. Subcutaneous emphysema Subcutaneous emphysema is only seen in approximately half of patients at the initial presentation (typically in those patients who present later)

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Cervicofacial subcutaneous emphysema can be associated with dental laser treatment.
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