Ultrasound diagnosis of an atypical pneumomediastinum

Van Gelderen W.F.C. (1992)

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The diagnosis of an atypical pneumomediastinum in a newborn was confirmed by ultrasound where an echogenic rim of air was noted around the heart. Ultrasound is suggested as an alternative to a decubitus film in differentiating between a pneumomediastinum (which usually resolves spontaneously) and a medial pneumothorax (which requires drainage).

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