Pneumomediastinum in a 63-year-old woman with asthma exacerbation.


(CHEST 2000; 117:1778–1781) A 63-year-old woman with asthma presented with a 1-week history of increasing dyspnea, wheezing, and a productive cough. The patient stated that her grandchild was sick at home with otitis media and sore throat. The patient had a 20-pack-year history of cigarette smoking but had stopped smoking 10 years ago. Her history was… (More)


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