Traumatic perforation of the hypopharynx--an unusual form of abuse.

Abstract

Two infants presented with extensive interstitial emphysema of the neck as a result of non-accidental trauma to the pharynx. The clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of this unusual form of child abuse is discussed.

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@article{McDowell1984TraumaticPO, title={Traumatic perforation of the hypopharynx--an unusual form of abuse.}, author={Heather Prudence McDowell and Drew Fielding}, journal={Archives of disease in childhood}, year={1984}, volume={59 9}, pages={888-9} }