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Postgrad Med J. 1985 September; 61(719): 815–817.
PMCID: PMC2418384

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum: a complication of anorexia nervosa?


We describe a patient with anorexia nervosa who developed a spontaneous pneumomediastinum. Five other patients have been reported with this association, suggesting that tissue changes in anorexia nervosa may predispose to this condition.

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