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Air, Air Everywhere!
  • Rafiq Kanji,
  • Kayur Patel,
  • Douglas Stangoe
Rafiq Kanji
East Surrey Hospital
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Kayur Patel
East Surrey Hospital
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Douglas Stangoe
King's College Hospital NHS Trust
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Peer review status:POSTED

24 Jun 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
30 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
30 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed


This chext x-ray (CXR) shows a large right sided pneumothorax with a degree mediastinal shift suggesting tensioning (The CXR you should never see!). Furthermore, features of pneumomediastinum are present including the continuous diaphragm sign, and subcutaneous emphysema around the neck and right side of the thorax