What is the role of electrocardiography in the workup 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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An ECG may be performed to evaluate for myocardial infarction, pericarditis, and myocarditis. Decreased voltage, ST segment depression, and nonspecific T-wave changes may be noted as indications of these potential disease processes.


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