Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1975;18(8):598-603.
Published online August 31, 1975.
A Case of Pneumomediatinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema as Complication of Measles
Young Duk Yun, Soo Dong Nam, Koo Yong Chung, Chang Soo Ra
Department of Pediatrics College of Medicine, Chosun University, Kwangju, Korea
홍역에 병발한 종격기종과 피하기종의 1예
윤영덕, 남수동, 정구용, 나창수
조선대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema are uncommon in pediatric parctice except in association with Respiratory distress and active resuscitation in the neonatal period and as a complication of asthma in later childhood. This 2 year old male was admitted with chief complaints of dyspnea and hoarseness for 4 days. After comfirming the diagnosis by physical examination arid radiography, symptomatic therapy alone was quite successful. We presented a case of pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema as complication of measle and reviewed the literatures.




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