Bilateral pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum after orthognathic surgery

C Corega, L Vaida, D Festila, D Bertossi
The occurrence of postoperative complications after various orthognatic surgery procedures is rare but all of them might be life-threatening complications. We report a case of a 22-year old female patient who underwent a bimaxillary orthognathic surgery procedure and developed bilateral pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum.
pmid:24742425 fatcat:k6yv4mytnzhvfal5fk5i4kr5be