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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2015;12(2):97-99.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2015.12.2.97    Published online December 18, 2018.
A Case of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in children during swimming
In Sun Hwang, So Hui Yun, Suk Ju Cho
Correspondence:  Suk Ju Cho,
Abstract
Spontaneous pneumomediastinum(SPM) is relatively rare in children without chest or neck trauma and it is a uncommon disease characterized by the presents of interstitial air in the mediastinum. This is an uncommon complication of exercise activity. Herein, we report a case of SPM presented in a 8-year-old male, who complained of chest discomfort and sore throat after swimming in the ocean.
Key Words: Child, Chest Pain, Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum
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