Spontaneous pneumomediastinum secondary to hyperemesis gravidarum

J Emerg Med. Sep-Oct 1997;15(5):639-43. doi: 10.1016/s0736-4679(97)00142-x.

Abstract

A case of spontaneous pneumomediastinum secondary to hyperemesis gravidarum is presented. The pathophysiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, and management of this unusual complication of hyperemesis gravidarum are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Esophageal Perforation / diagnosis
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum / complications*
  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum / drug therapy
  • Mediastinal Emphysema / diagnostic imaging
  • Mediastinal Emphysema / etiology*
  • Mediastinal Emphysema / therapy
  • Pregnancy
  • Radiography