A Young Healthy Female with Idiopathic Extensive Subcutaneous Emphysema Occurring in Neck, Mediastinum, Left Arm, Peritoneal and Retroperitoneal Spaces: A Case Report

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Abdalrahman T. Albader, Mishal M. Almutairi

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Published: 19 November 2021 | Article Type :

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A case of a young healthy female patient with idiopathic extensive subcutaneous emphysema in neck, mediastinum, left arm, peritoneal and retroperitoneal spaces. The patient presented to the emergency department and then admitted to the ward for monitoring of vitals signs, evaluation and manage her accordingly. The patient had a surgical intervention to release emphysema. She improved significantly post surgery. She stayed in hospital for a total of 10 days. Then, the patient was followed in out-patient clinic weekly for a total of 4 weeks. She was completely asymptomatic with no new issues since discharge.

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Abdalrahman T. Albader, Mishal M. Almutairi. (2021-11-19). "A Young Healthy Female with Idiopathic Extensive Subcutaneous Emphysema Occurring in Neck, Mediastinum, Left Arm, Peritoneal and Retroperitoneal Spaces: A Case Report." *Volume 4*, 1, 14-20