Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in 3rd trimester of pregnancy.

@article{Balkan2006SpontaneousPI,
  title={Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in 3rd trimester of pregnancy.},
  author={Mehmet Erkan Balkan and G{\"o}knur Alver},
  journal={Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official journal of the Association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons of Asia},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={362-4}
}
A 25-year-old primiparous woman in her third trimester (36. week) of pregnancy presented with spontaneous pneumomediastinum and cervical subcutaneous emphysema. The patient's symptoms were completely resolved after 2 weeks of supportive management. A Caesarean section was performed in 40. week under general anaesthesia resulting in the birth of a healthy infant. Spontaneous pneumomediastinum is very rare and generally dangerous for a pregnant woman and infant. 

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