Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in a SARS-CoV-2 Positive Patient Treated with High-flow Nasal Cannula: A Case Report

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I. Takorov Ts. Lukanova S. Simeonovski D. Vylcheva D. Dimitrov Ts. Stanimirov S. Arnaudov M. Abrasheva

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Spontaneous pneumomediastinum is one of the few rare complications of coronavirus disease – 19 (COVID-19) pneumonia. We report a case of a male patient with COVID-19 disease, severe pneumonia and spontaneous pneumomediastinum, supported via high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) oxygen supplementation. Factors causing pneumomediastinum are discussed, but further research is still necessary.

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TAKOROV, I. et al. Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in a SARS-CoV-2 Positive Patient Treated with High-flow Nasal Cannula: A Case Report. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 1, jan. 2022. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/2675>. Date accessed: 28 nov. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v10i1.2675.
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