Pneumomediastinum following high pressure air injection to the hand.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207374
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:
Ir Med J. 2010 Apr;103(4):118-9.
Journal:
Irish medical journal
Issue Date:
1-Feb-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/207374
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.
Language:
eng
MeSH:
Accidents, Occupational; Adult; Air; Debridement; Hand Injuries/*complications; Humans; Injections; Male; Mediastinal Emphysema/*etiology; Pressure; Wounds, Penetrating/*complications
ISSN:
0332-3102 (Print); 0332-3102 (Linking)

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorKennedy, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHarrington, Pen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-01T10:21:54Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-01T10:21:54Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02-01T10:21:54Z-
dc.identifier.citationIr Med J. 2010 Apr;103(4):118-9.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0332-3102 (Print)en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0332-3102 (Linking)en_GB
dc.identifier.pmid20486317en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/207374-
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.en_GB
dc.language.isoengen_GB
dc.subject.meshAccidents, Occupationalen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdulten_GB
dc.subject.meshAiren_GB
dc.subject.meshDebridementen_GB
dc.subject.meshHand Injuries/*complicationsen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshInjectionsen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshMediastinal Emphysema/*etiologyen_GB
dc.subject.meshPressureen_GB
dc.subject.meshWounds, Penetrating/*complicationsen_GB
dc.titlePneumomediastinum following high pressure air injection to the hand.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Orthopaedics, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co Louth., getjimkennedy@gmail.comen_GB
dc.identifier.journalIrish medical journalen_GB
dc.description.provinceLeinster-

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