Disease Information for Emphysema, mediastinal

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Neck edema
Abnormal Heart Sounds
Abnormal Heart Sounds/Child
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Diastolic sounds/knocks
Extracardiac sound
Heart sounds loud/heard across the room
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Precordial Knock
Crepitus, subcutaneous
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Crepitus of upper chest
Hamman's Crunch/SQ Emphysema
Supraclavicular air/subcutaneous sign
Demographics & Risk Factors
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Activity/Scuba diving/diving
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Mediastinal Abnormality/Chest
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest film/extrapulmonary abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Mediastinum abnormailty
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Emphysema, subcutaneous
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Mediastinal involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Definition

Presence of air in the mediastinal tissues due to leakage of air from the tracheobronchial tree, usually as a result of trauma.

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