Pneumomediastinum following high pressure air injection to the hand.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/125863
Title:
Pneumomediastinum following high pressure air injection to the hand.
Authors:
Kennedy, J; Harrington, P
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth. getjimkennedy@gmail.com
Citation:
Pneumomediastinum following high pressure air injection to the hand. 2010, 103 (4):118-9 Ir Med J
Journal:
Irish medical journal
Issue Date:
Apr-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/125863
PubMed ID:
20486317
Abstract:
We present the case of a patient who developed pneumomediastinum after high pressure air injection to the hand. To our knowledge this is the first reported case of pneumomediastinum where the gas injection site was the thenar eminence. Fortunately the patient recovered with conservative management.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Accidents, Occupational; Adult; Air; Debridement; Hand Injuries; Humans; Injections; Male; Mediastinal Emphysema; Pressure; Wounds, Penetrating
ISSN:
0332-3102

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorKennedy, Jen
dc.contributor.authorHarrington, Pen
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-28T14:44:34Z-
dc.date.available2011-03-28T14:44:34Z-
dc.date.issued2010-04-
dc.identifier.citationPneumomediastinum following high pressure air injection to the hand. 2010, 103 (4):118-9 Ir Med Jen
dc.identifier.issn0332-3102-
dc.identifier.pmid20486317-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/125863-
dc.description.abstractWe present the case of a patient who developed pneumomediastinum after high pressure air injection to the hand. To our knowledge this is the first reported case of pneumomediastinum where the gas injection site was the thenar eminence. Fortunately the patient recovered with conservative management.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subject.meshAccidents, Occupational-
dc.subject.meshAdult-
dc.subject.meshAir-
dc.subject.meshDebridement-
dc.subject.meshHand Injuries-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshInjections-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshMediastinal Emphysema-
dc.subject.meshPressure-
dc.subject.meshWounds, Penetrating-
dc.titlePneumomediastinum following high pressure air injection to the hand.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Orthopaedics, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth. getjimkennedy@gmail.comen
dc.identifier.journalIrish medical journalen

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