Hirsutism + Spironolactone –> Retching –> Pneumomediastinum

A previously unknown chain of events can lead to pneumomediastinum (pneumomediastinum is air in the mediastinum — the space in the middle of the chest, between the lungs), says this new study: “Pneumomediastinum after retching,” Behcet Al, Cuma Yildirim, Suat Zengin, Cavdar Murat, Sinan Genc, Maruf Sanli, BMJ Case Reports 2012;10.1136/bcr.03.2009.1647. The authors, at Gaziantep University […]