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Spontaneous pneumomedidastinum and pneumopericardium in a young, healthy adult with plans for international travel.
  • Joseph Winterton,
  • Simon Biart
Joseph Winterton
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Simon Biart
Arrowe Park Hospital
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Abstract

A young man presented with sudden onset chest and neck pain, dyspnoea and dysphonia, following vigorous coughing. Examination identified surgical emphysema and subsequent CT scan revealed a spontaneous pneumomediastinum. The patient remained well despite the remarkable radiological findings. He was managed conservatively but his travel plans were interrupted.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

11 Jun 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
14 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
14 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
24 Jun 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
24 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Jul 20201st Revision Received
30 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
30 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
30 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
16 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept