What are the general treatment guidelines for pneumomediastinum (PM)?

Updated: Feb 26, 2019
  • Author: Patrick L Carolan, MD; Chief Editor: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP  more...
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The patient should avoid risk factors associated with the development of pneumomediastinum. However, published evidence to support the following guidelines is sparse, and the following recommendations are in large part drawn from those relating to pneumothorax.

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