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February 1984

Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum as a Cause of Neck Pain, Dysphagia, and Chest Pain

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Surgery, Section of Emergency Medicine (Drs Rose and Veach), and Radiology (Dr Tehranzdeh), West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown. Dr Rose is now with Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa.

Arch Intern Med. 1984;144(2):392-393. doi:10.1001/archinte.1984.00350140222030

• Two patients seen In the emergency department with neck pain, dysphagia, and chest pain were found to have spontaneous pneumomediastinum. The need for inclusion of pneumomediastinum in the differential diagnosis in patients with these symptoms is suggested.

(Arch Intern Med 1984;144:392-393)

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