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Spontaneous subcutaneous and mediastinal emphysema--a complication of lung function tests in Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
  1. S. Ramakrishnan,
  2. P. M. MacLeod,
  3. C. J. Tyrell
  1. Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Plymouth General Hospital, UK.


    A case is described of subcutaneous and mediastinal emphysema developing as a complication of lung function tests in an immunocompromised patient with presumed Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

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