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Cirugía paraguaya

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FARINA, C.; AGUERO, A.; ZELADA, I.  y  PEDERZOLI, R.. SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOMEDIASTINUM. CASE REPORT. Rev. Cir. Parag. [online]. 2016, vol.40, n.1, pp.18-20. ISSN 2307-0420.

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum, is a little common, benign and self-limited disease, characterized by the presence of air in the mediastinum, may be idiopathic or secondary to triggers drugs, vomiting, coughing. Occurs at any age, although it tends to predominate in young males, smokers with a history of prior pulmonary pathology. His diagnosis is established before a series of signs and symptoms that characterize it; e images. We report the case of a young patient, consulting to the urgency by respiratory picture, radiologic studies, made the diagnosis, evolution was favorable, discussed aspects of this clinical entity.

Palabras clave : pain; pneumomediastinum; spontaneous pneumomediastinum.

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