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Postintubation membranous tracheal rupture


B Grayet ,

Medical Imaging
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B Duysinx,

Pneumology, University Hospital of Liège, Liège, Belgium
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B Ghaye

Medical Imaging
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Background: A 41-year-old female underwent general anaesthesia for teeth surgery. No complication occurred during and immediately after surgery. Three days later, she presented to the Emergency Department with retrosternal pain and subcutaneous emphysema at the level of the upper chest and the neck.

How to Cite: Grayet B, Duysinx B, Ghaye B. Postintubation membranous tracheal rupture. JBR-BTR. 2010;93(3):136–7. DOI:
Published on 10 Mar 2010.
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