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Diffuse soft tissue emphysema as a complication of anorexia nervosa
  1. AI Hatzitolios,
  2. ML Sion,
  3. AD Kounanis,
  4. EN Toulis,
  5. A Dimitriadis,
  6. I Ioannidis,
  7. GN Ziakas


    We describe a case of a young woman with anorexia nervosa with a 35% weight loss, amenorrhea and behavioural disturbances complicated by spontaneous diffuse soft tissue emphysema (subcutaneous, pneumomediastinum, epidural and retroperitoneal).

    • anorexia nervosa
    • soft tissue emphysema

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