CasesMed Research Journal

Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum, Retroperitoneal Air, and Subcutaneous Emphysema in Patient with Connective Tissue Disease Associated Interstitial Lung Disease

Saba Ziaee*, Charles Maxwell Weddington and Carmelita Colbert

Spontaneous pneumomediastinum (SPM) and subcutaneous emphysema are rare complications of various autoimmune conditions, most commonly seen in inflammatory myositis. We report the first case of SPM, subcutaneous emphysema and air in the retroperitoneum and bladder wall in a patient with interstitial lung disease with an overlap of inflammatory myositis and Sjogren’s syndrome.


Tumor of Krukenberg: Report of A Case and Bibliographical Review

Jimenez-Baez MVa*, Ruz-Peraza Lb, Lopez-Lazaro Ab, Naranjo-Cruz Ac, Chavez-Hernandez Maria Margaritaa, Sandoval-Jurado La, and Guerra-Renteria SGa

A 35-year-old woman presented weight loss of 10 kg, abdominal pain, dysphagia to solids and cough of three months of evolution, CA-125 ovarian tumor marker: 236 IU/mL Endoscopy with gastric fundus adenocarcinoma of diffuse gastric type is reported with signet ring cells (CAO grade III). We present the case of a 35-year-old woman with symptomatology suggestive of a krukenberg tumor, after a series of studies such as abdominal-pelvic ultrasound, endoscopies and a biopsy the presence of a Krukenberg tumor was confirmed.