Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis and myositis overlap

Eric J. Dein, Kristen Lee, Homa Timlin, Laura Hummers

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Abstract

A 58-year-old man with limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis and myositis overlap complicated by interstitial lung disease presented with several months of progressive dyspnoea and weakness. CT chest revealed extensive pneumomediastinum that was not present on imaging 6 months before this study and appeared to be spontaneous, with no preceding trauma, infection or invasive procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number224591
JournalBMJ case reports
Volume2018
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

Keywords

  • connective tissue disease
  • interstitial lung disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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