What is the role of cardiac enzymes in the evaluation of pneumomediastinum (PM)?

Updated: Feb 26, 2019
  • Author: Patrick L Carolan, MD; Chief Editor: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP  more...
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Evidence of myocardial infarction should be sought in individuals with chest pain of unclear etiology. Myocardial infarction is very rare in children. However, it has been seen in patients with the coronary vasculitis of Kawasaki syndrome and with congenital coronary artery anomalies.


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