Postpartum Pneumomediastinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema: Two Case Reports


Spontaneous pneumomediastinum associated with subcutaneous emphysema is a rare condition also known as Hamman's syndrome. It can also be seen postpartum. We present two cases of subcutaneous emphysema associated with childbirth in nulliparous women, both of which resolved spontaneously.

DOI: 10.1155/2013/735154

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@inproceedings{Kandiah2013PostpartumPA, title={Postpartum Pneumomediastinum and Subcutaneous Emphysema: Two Case Reports}, author={Shivanthi Kandiah and Harish Iswariah and Stephen Elgey}, booktitle={Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology}, year={2013} }