A breath-taking case of pneumoscrotum
Keywords:Pneumoscrotum, Pediatrics, Respirology, Tracheal injury
Pneumoscrotum is a rare physical exam finding that is commonly associated with life-threatening perineal infections or secondary causes from visceral or pulmonary injury.1 However, it is usually found in conjunction with multiple other concerning physical exam findings. In this report, we describe a young competitive diver who presented with isolated pneumoscrotum, which eventually was found to be due to a spontaneous tracheal tear.
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