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Traumatic tension pneumomediastinum mimicking cardiac tamponade.
  1. M H Beg,
  2. Reyazuddin,
  3. M M Ansari
  1. Department of General Surgery, J N Medical College, Aligarh, India.


    A tension pneumomediastinum production features of cardiac tamponade developed in a 6 year old girl as a result of trauma. She improved dramatically when the air was released by cervical mediastinotomy.

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