emphysema

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Synonyms for emphysema

an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function

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When patients were classified by thoracic injury type, rib fracture was the most common, followed by hemothorax, pneumothorax, subcutaneous emphysema, flail chest, pneumomediastinum, and mediastinal hematoma.
Subcutaneous emphysema was encountered in two patients of standard operative tracheostomy group and none in percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy group.
Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema from bronchial foreign body aspiration.
We present a case of bilateral pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema following laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy in a patient with recurrent ovarian mature teratoma.
Upon palpation, subcutaneous emphysema was appreciable around the wound in neck region and extended upto flank region.
Non-infective subcutaneous emphysema of the hand secondary to a minor webspace injury.
Evidence for spread via the air sac included both clinical and histologic findings: before wing amputation, subcutaneous emphysema was detected and was attributed to air leakage from the affected pneumatic bone; no tumor cells were present at the site of the wing amputation; the parenchyma of the left lung did not have a metastatic mass; and the tumor tissue infiltrated between the left lung and the dorsal wall of the thorax.
None of the patients developed pneumothorax, subcutaneous emphysema, or oesophageal perforation.
3] SPM with subcutaneous emphysema is rare benign condition, which should be diagnosed with the high degree of suspicion.
On examination, he was hemodynamically stable; cervical subcutaneous emphysema was identified with crepitus on his neck and both shoulders.
Subcutaneous emphysema of the lower extremities is usually caused by an infection with aerogenic bacteria's which is often seen after major traumas like open fractures.
Adverse reactions, such as nausea and vomiting, dizziness, headache, subcutaneous emphysema and fat liquefaction of incision, occurred similarly in the two groups, which were alleviated by symptomatic treatment.
Despite these encouraging statistics, there are however potential intraoperative complications not to be overlooked, such as cardiac arrhythmia, gas embolism, intestinal trauma, hemorrhage, pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and subcutaneous emphysema that may arise in this type of procedures.
These patients will often exhibit subcutaneous emphysema in the neck and upper thorax.
This report describes pneumomediastinum with subcutaneous emphysema in a bull with paralytic rabies.
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