Extensive subcutaneous emphysema complicating a percutaneous Mumford procedure

@article{Saseendar2014ExtensiveSE,
  title={Extensive subcutaneous emphysema complicating a percutaneous Mumford procedure},
  author={Shanmugasundaram Saseendar and Si Heng Sharon Tan and Sandeep Vijayan and Aditya Pawaskar and Veerasingam Prem Kumar},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={1907-1910}
}
Subcutaneous emphysema may be a part of a life-threatening pneumomediastinum or pneumothorax and usually does not occur alone. A case of a 75-year-old lady who underwent a percutaneous Mumford procedure for acromioclavicular osteoarthrosis has been reported. She developed extensive subcutaneous emphysema of the neck, chest, bilateral shoulders, and upper arms, in the absence of pneumomediastinum or pneumothorax, during the procedure. Isolated subcutaneous emphysema as a complication of a… CONTINUE READING