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Intraspinal air after blunt thoracic trauma

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Author(s): Krasoudakis A | Marathianos S | Tsiminikakis N | Chavredakis E | Arhontakis G

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 11;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 248;
Date: 2006;
Original page

Keywords: Intraspinal air | pneumorachis | thoracic trauma

ABSTRACT
Presence of intraspinal air (pneomorachis) is usually iatrogenic after epidural injections or spinal manipulations. It may also be associated with degenerative disc disease, epidural abscess and synovial cysts. Presented herein is a case of a child with pneomorachis following blunt thoracic trauma.
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