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Pneumomediastinum secondary to use of a high speed air turbine drill during a dental extraction.
  1. J Torres-Melero,
  2. J Arias-Diaz,
  3. J L Balibrea
  1. Department of Surgery, Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain.

    Abstract

    Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema of the neck and thorax can occur exceptionally following a dental procedure. A case is described of acute subcutaneous emphysema of the lateral region of the neck and thorax associated with pneumomediastinum during a dental extraction with an air and water cooled turbine burn drill.

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