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Pneumorrhachis (air within the spinal canal) is rare and usually associated with other air leaks. Diagnosis is usually by high resolution CT scan.
A 9-year-old boy had a 10-day history of persistent cough despite treatment with inhaled bronchodilators, systemic steroids and antibiotics before coming to hospital. Physical examination demonstrated good general condition, cervical subcutaneous emphysema and reduced breath sounds with widespread crackles and …