Issue N# 5 - 2011
HEAD AND NECK
Cervical surgical emphysema following routine tonsillectomy
Authors : Al Omari B, Sadacharam M, Sheahan P. (Cork)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2011;132,5:241-243.
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Complications of tonsillectomy have been well documented. However spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema of the neck following tonsillectomy has rarely been described. We report a case of this complication in a young female patient.
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