Hamman's syndrome


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Hamman's syndrome

Previously used term for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
See also: Hamman, Louis
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Pathophysiology of Hamman's syndrome is theorized by the rupture of marginal alveoli with air entering into the mediastinum.
The exact number of cases with Hamman's syndrome has also not been estimated in our region, due to under-diagnosed and under-reported patients mostly in the small peripheral basic health units.
Hamman's syndrome (spontaneous pneumomediastinum) in a parturient: a case report.
A case report: spontaneous pneumomediastinum (Hamman's syndrome).
This sign has also relation with Hamman's syndrome that is a rare condition represented by spontaneous pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema [10].
Paterson-Brown, "Spontaneous pneumomediastinum (Hamman's syndrome)," Surgeon, vol.
INTRODUCTION: Hamman's syndrome also known as Macklin's syndrome.
The condition was described by Louis Hamman and hence known as Hamman's syndrome.
After ruling out all other conditions, she was diagnosed as having Hamman's syndrome
Before spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum can be attributed to 'Hamman's syndrome', potentially lethal causes shold be considered and excluded.
Key words were Hamman's syndrome, spontaneous pneumomediastinum and spontaneous subcutaneous emphysema.
Pregnancy complicated by massive subcutaneous emphysema of mediastinal origin (Hamman's syndrome).