A chest pain rarely seen in emergency room: Spontaneous pneumomediastinum
Mahmut Taş1, Ayhan Özhasenekler2, Şervan Gökhan2
1Diyarbakır Devlet Hastanesi, Acil Servis, Diyarbakır
2Diyarbakır Eğitim Ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Acil Servis, Diyarbakır
Keywords: Emergency department, chest pain; spontaneous pneumomediastinum.
Although spontaneous pneumomediatinum is a rare and usually self-limited emergency, it should be followed up closely because of possible complications which have a high rate of mortality. Current case is presented particulary to emphasize that spontaneous pneumomediastinum should be kept in mind in differential diagnosis of chest pain and vertigo in emergency department admissions.