Spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema associated with mephedrone usage.

@article{Maan2012SpontaneousSE,
  title={Spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema associated with mephedrone usage.},
  author={Zeshaan N Maan and A D'souza},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  year={2012},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={e38-40}
}
Subcutaneous emphysema in the head and neck is a rare condition, normally caused by major underlying injury to the airway or gastrointestinal tract. We report a non-traumatic occurrence of spontaneous cervical subcutaneous emphysema in a 30-year-old man who had been snorting mephedrone. The patient made an uneventful recovery, being managed conservatively… CONTINUE READING