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Ear Nose Throat J. 2005 Oct;84(10):660-1.

Surgical emphysema following tonsillectomy.

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  • 1Department of Otolaryngology, Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital, London. nitesh.hema@talk21.com

Abstract

Complications of tonsillectomy have been well documented. However subcutaneous emphysema of the neck following tonsillectomy has rarely been described. We report a case of this complication in a young man who forcefully performed Valsalva's maneuver following a tonsillectomy.

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