Bilateral pneumothorax with extensive subcutaneous emphysema manifested during third molar surgery. A case report.

@article{Sekine2000BilateralPW,
  title={Bilateral pneumothorax with extensive subcutaneous emphysema manifested during third molar surgery. A case report.},
  author={Joji Sekine and Akemi Irie and H Dotsu and Toshihiro Inokuchi},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={355-7}
}
This report describes a case of bilateral pneumothorax with extensive subcutaneous emphysema in a 45-year-old man that occurred during surgery to extract the left lower third molar, performed with the use of an air turbine dental handpiece. Computed tomographic scanning showed severe subcutaneous emphysema extending bilaterally from the cervicofacial region and the deep anatomic spaces (including the pterygomandibular, parapharyngeal, retropharyngeal, and deep temporal spaces) to the anterior… CONTINUE READING

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