International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Radiology and Medical Imaging Sciences | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021

A Novel Case of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in COVID 19 Pneumonia

Ashish A. Patil | Mrinmayi M. Zurale

Abstract: Spontaneous pneumomediastinum is a relatively rare condition, usually precipitated by conditions like chronic lung disease, asthma, mechanical ventilation and infections1. Furthermore, it is fairly uncommon in viral pneumonias. It has been reported in coronavirus pneumonia developing severe acute respiratory distress syndrome2. We present an unusual case of spontaneous pneumomediastinum in a case of COVID 19 pneumonia.

Keywords: Pneumomediastinum, Pneumopericardium, COVID-19

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,

Pages: 16 - 17

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