Cervical surgical emphysema following routine tonsillectomy.

@article{Omari2011CervicalSE,
  title={Cervical surgical emphysema following routine tonsillectomy.},
  author={B Al Omari and M Sadacharam and Patrick Sheahan},
  journal={Revue de laryngologie - otologie - rhinologie},
  year={2011},
  volume={132 4-5},
  pages={241-3}
}
Complications of tonsillectomy have been well documented. However spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema of the neck following tonsillectomy has rarely been described. We report a case of this complication in a young female patient.