Hamman’s Sign: Rediscovering Cardiac Auscultation Through a Pneumomediastinum

Authors

  • Mariana Pereira Santos Cardiology Department. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António (CHUdSA). Porto; Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS). School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Universidade do Porto. Porto.
  • Andreia Campinas Cardiology Department. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António (CHUdSA). Porto; Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS). School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Universidade do Porto. Porto.
  • Rui Coelho Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS). School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Universidade do Porto. Porto; Medicine Department. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António (CHUdSA). Porto.
  • Maria Luísa Caiado Cardiology Department. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António (CHUdSA). Porto.
  • Severo Torres Cardiology Department. Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Santo António (CHUdSA). Porto; Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS). School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Universidade do Porto. Porto.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.21115

Keywords:

Chest Pain/diagnosis, Heart Auscultation, Mediastinal Emphysema/diagnosis

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Published

2024-04-08

How to Cite

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Pereira Santos M, Campinas A, Coelho R, Caiado ML, Torres S. Hamman’s Sign: Rediscovering Cardiac Auscultation Through a Pneumomediastinum. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 8 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];37(5):400-1. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/21115

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