“AIR LEAK SYNDROME”: An Unusual Presentation of Foreign Body in the Airway
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Spontaneous onset pneumomediastinum, pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema are rare presentations of a foreign body in the airway. The possible mechanism for unexplainable and non traumatic subcutaneous emphysema can be attributed to “Air leak syndrome” following inhalation of foreign body in the airway.
KeywordsForeign body bronchus Foreign body airway Foreign body unusual presentation Subcutaneous emphysema foreign body bronchus
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