Pneumomediastinum, bilateral pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema complicating acute silicosis.Int J Occup Med Environ Health. 2015; 28(3):635-8.IJ
A case of acute silicosis complicating as spontaneous pneumomediastinum, bilateral pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema is described in a 35-year-old male engaged in stone crusher unit. Diagnosis was established on clinical and radiological assessment and supported by occupational history of the patient. This case is unique one as all these 3 complications at the same time are very uncommon in acute silicosis.