Pneumomediastinum: A Brief Review Of Literature Apropos Of A Case Report

Authors

  • Flávia Fernandes Serviço de Radioterapia, IPO-Porto, Portugal https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5027-1771
  • Gonçalo Paupério Serviço de Cirurgia Torácica, IPO-Porto, Portugal
  • Ana Rodrigues Serviço de Oncologia Médica

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https://doi.org/10.48729/pjctvs.305

Abstract

The authors present a case of a 72-year-old man diagnosed with pneumomediastinum in a positron emission tomography scan (18F-FDG PET-CT) to assess the tumor response to palliative chemotherapy. The patient was asymptomatic and had no special findings in physical examination. Conservative approach was decided by the multidisciplinary team. The patient had an uneventful recovery.

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Published

05-10-2022

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Fernandes F, Paupério G, Rodrigues A. Pneumomediastinum: A Brief Review Of Literature Apropos Of A Case Report. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];29(3):67-9. Available from: https://pjctvs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/305

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