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70 Possible Causes for Subcutaneous Crepitus

  • Subcutaneous Emphysema

    Crepitation, subcutaneous (subcutaneous crepitus, subcutaneous emphysema) . 2. Agarwal IT, Long DE. Radiological Case of the Month Discussion .[] […] two names for subcutaneous emphysema 1. subcutaneous crepitus 2. subcutaneous crepitation list 8 causes of subcutaneous emphysema 1. blunt force 2. inhaling cocaine 3. penetrating[] Melissa Moye, BSN, RN, CCRN, CLNC, replies : Subcutaneous emphysema (SCE), also known as subcutaneous crepitus and subcutaneous crepitation, occurs when air or another gas[]

  • Anaerobic Bacterial Infection

    Note: crepitus and crepitation are interchangeable. debridement: removal of devitalized tissue crepitation: build up of gas in subcutaneous tissues usually due to C. perfingens[]

  • Pneumothorax

    Intern Med. 2016;55(23):3491-3493. Epub 2016 Dec 1. Author information 1 Department of Surgery, National Hospital Organization Ehime Medical Center, Japan. Abstract Pneumothorax associated with thoracic endometriosis (TE) generally occurs in women around 30 years old and it usually affects the right pleural cavity.[…][]

  • Alveolar Rupture

    Physical examination showed that the patient had recovered from perioral cyanosis, but she had developed subcutaneous emphysema with crepitus over the clavicle and axillary[] On physical examination, crepitus (subcutaneous emphysema) is commonly present in the chest wall or neck.[] On examination, patient comfortably speaking with the presence of diffuse subcutaneous swelling and bilateral palpable crepitus on the anterior aspect of neck, extending from[]

  • Pyomyositis

    Crepitus occurs when gas-forming organisms are present. Signs of systemic sepsis and toxaemia occur quickly.[] Infection spreads rapidly along fascial and subcutaneous planes without a severe inflammatory reaction. Bacterial toxins cause tissue and skin necrosis.[]

  • Bronchopleural Fistula

    […] of his face, chest, and extremities due to subcutaneous air (Figure).[] Liang, PharmD Naval Medical Center San Diego, Department of Pharmacy, San Diego, California A 58-year-old man presented to the emergency department with diffuse swelling and crepitus[]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Acute infection, often accompanied by toxic shock syndrome, rapid progression of marked edema to violaceous bullae and necrosis of subcutaneous tissue, absence of crepitus[] […] tissues in the fascial planes Crepitus due to production of gas in the tissues.[] Crepitus, cutaneous anesthesia due to gas bubbles in the soft tissues, and foul-smelling gray watery discharge are found.[]

  • Diabetic Gangrene

    , on examination, due to the movement of gas under the skin This is known as subcutaneous emphysema.[] […] fluid produce a foul-smelling brown-red or bloody fluid when the affected tissue is drained or leaks, known as a serosanguineous discharge create a crackling sensation, or crepitus[]

  • Mediastinal Emphysema

    She was also noticed to have subcutaneous swelling and crepitus over the neck and upper anterior chest region, bilateral rhonchi with prolonged expiratory phase.[] He was noted to have subcutaneous swelling and crepitus over the neck from below the mandible, upper anterior chest region, abdomen and both upper limbs.[] On physical examination, crepitus (subcutaneous emphysema) is commonly present in the chest wall or neck.[]

  • Traumatic Perforation of the Trachea

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