Occurrence of pneumomediastinum due to dental procedures


Aslaner M. A. , Kasap G. N. , Demir C., AKKAŞ M. , METİN AKSU N.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.33, no.1, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.05.055
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Abstract

The occurrence of pneumomediastinum and massive subcutaneous emphysema due to dental procedures is quite rare. We present a case of pneumomediastinum and massive subcutaneous emphysema that occurred during thirdmolar tooth extractionwith air-turbine handpiece.