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dc.contributor.authorKennedy, J
dc.contributor.authorHarrington, P
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.
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
html.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.


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