What are the complications of pneumomediastinum (PM) following vomiting?

Updated: Feb 26, 2019
  • Author: Patrick L Carolan, MD; Chief Editor: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP  more...
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Answer

Pneumomediastinum following massive vomiting may be associated with Boerhaave syndrome; developing mediastinitis is a risk.


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