M. ERIC GERSHWIN, M.D.; JAMES K. GUDE, M.D.; JOHN PETRALLI, M.D.
A 28-year-old housewife was hospitalized on three occasions for subcutaneous emphysema of unknown origin. Its cause was finally determined as self-induced; during one hospitalization the patient also produced a factitious fever. This cause of subcutaneous emphysema has apparently not been recognized hitherto.
GERSHWIN ME, GUDE JK, PETRALLI J. Factitious Subcutaneous Emphysema. Ann Intern Med. 1971;75:585–587. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-75-4-585
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