Cesar V. Reyes, MD



Lung nodules as the first manifestation of Crohn disease

February 13, 2009

A 19-year-old woman presented with shortness of breath, dry cough, and pleuritic chest pain of unknown duration. Her medical history included endometriosis, a benign ovarian cyst,

Pneumomediastinum as a complication of diabetic ketoacidosis

October 23, 2008

I read with interest the Chest Film Clinic on pneumomediastinum by Weinstock, Boiselle, and Roberts in the August issue (What caused this woman's pneumomediastinum? J Respir Dis. 2008;29:314-317). In the discussion of the differential diagnosis, the authors did not mention the occurrence of mediastinal emphysema in diabetic ketoacidosis, which was described in 4 patients by Beigelman and associates1 in 1969.