What is transfer to a pediatric tertiary care facility indicated for the treatment 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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If the patient has cardiorespiratory compromise or a serious condition associated with a pneumomediastinum (eg, esophageal perforation), transfer to a pediatric tertiary care facility may be necessary.


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