Pneumomediastinum is the presence of air in the mediastinum. It is caused by injury, most often esophageal or intestinal perforation. It is also seen as a result of aggressive bag-valve mask ventilation during resuscitation and intubation as well as a result of barotrauma in intubated patients.
ICD10CM: J98.2 – Interstitial emphysema
SNOMEDCT: 16838000 – Mediastinal emphysema
Drug Reaction Data
Below is a list of drugs with literature evidence indicating an adverse association with this diagnosis. The list is continually updated through ongoing research and new medication approvals. Click on Citations to sort by number of citations or click on Medication to sort the medications alphabetically.