Spontaneous pneumomediastinum: is it a rare cause of chest pain?

@article{Yellin1983SpontaneousPI,
  title={Spontaneous pneumomediastinum: is it a rare cause of chest pain?},
  author={Alon Yellin and M Gapany-Gapanavicius and Y. Lieberman},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1983},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={383-5}
}
A policy of obtaining a routine chest radiograph in every young patient with unexplained chest pain or dyspnoea led to the diagnosis of 14 cases of spontaneous pneumomediastinum within four years, whereas only two cases from former years could be found retrospectively. One patient had recurrent spontaneous pneumomediastinum, the first case so far reported… CONTINUE READING