What is the prevalence of pneumomediastinum (PM) in patients with blunt chest drama?

Updated: Feb 26, 2019
  • Author: Patrick L Carolan, MD; Chief Editor: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP  more...
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In a series of adult patients presenting with blunt chest trauma, as many as 10% had evidence of pneumomediastinum.


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