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Spontaneous pneumomediastinum mimicking acute pericarditis
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  • Haseeb Chaudhary,
  • Zohaib Yousaf,
  • Usama Nasir,
  • Tayyab Waheed,
  • Khezar Syed
Haseeb Chaudhary
Tower Health
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Zohaib Yousaf
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Usama Nasir
Tower Health
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Tayyab Waheed
Tower Health
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Khezar Syed
Tower Health
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Abstract

ST-segment changes may provide a clue to the presence of pneumopericardium accompanying SPM. These EKG changes associated with SPM are rare. The management in SPM with concurrent pneumopericardium is mainly supportive. We describe two SP cases with concomitant pneumopericardium that presented with a deceptive clinical spectrum, closely mimicking acute pericarditis.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

20 Jun 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
21 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
21 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
27 Jun 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
24 Jul 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
30 Jul 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
20 Aug 20211st Revision Received
03 Sep 2021Submission Checks Completed
03 Sep 2021Assigned to Editor
03 Sep 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
20 Sep 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned