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Pneumomediastinum as a Rare Consequence of Breast Cancer Surgery

Submission:July 15, 2022; Published: July 25, 2022

DOI: 10.31031/AICS.2022.03.000565

ISSN 2639-0531
Volume3 Issue3


Occurrence of pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema during breast cancer surgery procedure is very rare. We report a case of a 73-year-old woman who developed pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema after breast conserving surgery and axillary lymph node dissection. Careful monitoring, immediate diagnosis and proper treatment are crucial for patient safety.

Keywords:Breast Conserving Surgery; Breast Cancer; Pneumomediastinum

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