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Vol 73, No 1-2 (2005)
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Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22
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Pneumomediastinum as a result of amphetamin administration

Małgorzata Tomczak, Krzysztof Twardosz, Hanna Szelerska-Twardosz
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2005;73(1-2):76-78.

open access

Vol 73, No 1-2 (2005)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

Two cases of pneumomediastinum were presented. Diagnosis was confirmedbyplainchestX-rayand CT examination of the chest. None remarkable abnormality was found in a lung parenchyma or any other organs. Therefore the authors conclude that the direct cause of pneumomediastinum was psychostimulants administration - amphetamin. Typical treatment was successful.
Pneumonol. Alergol. Pol. 2005, 73, 76-78.

Abstract

Two cases of pneumomediastinum were presented. Diagnosis was confirmedbyplainchestX-rayand CT examination of the chest. None remarkable abnormality was found in a lung parenchyma or any other organs. Therefore the authors conclude that the direct cause of pneumomediastinum was psychostimulants administration - amphetamin. Typical treatment was successful.
Pneumonol. Alergol. Pol. 2005, 73, 76-78.
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Keywords

Pneumomediastinum; drug abuse; barotrauma

About this article
Title

Pneumomediastinum as a result of amphetamin administration

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 73, No 1-2 (2005)

Pages

76-78

Published online

2008-02-18

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2005;73(1-2):76-78.

Keywords

Pneumomediastinum
drug abuse
barotrauma

Authors

Małgorzata Tomczak
Krzysztof Twardosz
Hanna Szelerska-Twardosz

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