Surgical emphysema in the neck as a result of a dental procedure
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
We report the development of subcutaneous emphysema in a middle-aged woman that occurred several hours after she had undergone a dental restoration procedure. The patient presented to the emergency department, and she was admitted for observation and prophylactic antibiotic coverage. She recovered in 3 days without further intervention and was discharged.
ENT-Ear, Nose & Throat Journal
(2005). Surgical emphysema in the neck as a result of a dental procedure. ENT-Ear, Nose & Throat Journal, 84(11), 723-724.
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