The Mackler triad is a term that defines the classical presentation seen in Boerhaave syndrome. It comprises:    1. Vomiting  2. Lower chest pain  3. Subcutaneous emphysema    Subcutaneous emphysema is only seen in approximately half of patients at the initial presentation (typically in those patients who present later)

The Mackler triad is a term that defines the classical presentation seen in Boerhaave syndrome. It comprises: 1. Vomiting 2. Lower chest pain 3. Subcutaneous emphysema Subcutaneous emphysema is only seen in approximately half of patients at the initial presentation (typically in those patients who present later)

A chest radiograph showing right sided pulmonary contusion, subcutaneous emphysema and pneumothorax.

A chest radiograph showing right sided pulmonary contusion, subcutaneous emphysema and pneumothorax.

Sucking Chest Wound- Treat by using an occlusive dressing to seal wound. Signs and symptoms include subcutaneous emphysema and crepitus.

Sucking Chest Wound- Treat by using an occlusive dressing to seal wound. Signs and symptoms include subcutaneous emphysema and crepitus.

Bubble Wrap Under The Skin, also known as subcutaneous emphysema or crepitus.

Bubble Wrap Under The Skin, also known as subcutaneous emphysema or crepitus.

Subcutaneous emphysema, strictly speaking, refers to air in the subcutaneous tissues. But the term is generally used to describe any soft tissue emphysema of the body wall or limbs, since the air often dissects into the deeper soft tissue and musculature along fascial planes. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/subcutaneous-emphysema

Subcutaneous emphysema, strictly speaking, refers to air in the subcutaneous tissues. But the term is generally used to describe any soft tissue emphysema of the body wall or limbs, since the air often dissects into the deeper soft tissue and musculature along fascial planes. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/subcutaneous-emphysema

subcutaneous emphysema | Subcutaneous Emphysema-Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Pictures

subcutaneous emphysema | Subcutaneous Emphysema-Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Pictures

Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema due to blunt neck injury: A case report and review of the literature

Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema due to blunt neck injury: A case report and review of the literature

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