A case is described of extensive subcutaneous emphysema with rapid and life-threatening airway obstruction. The incident followed inadvertent removal of a chest drain in a patient with a persistent air leak from an iatrogenic pneumothorax. The pneumothorax had developed during pacemaker insertion.
INTRODUCTION The well-described entity of Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma (SEGA) in the setting of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) is profound in current literature. It has been described in children as well as adults with or without identifiable clinical presentations of tuberous sclerosis. To our knowledge there has not been any report of a negative… (More)