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Pneumomediastinum as a complication of MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymetamfetamine, Ecstasy) ingestion


Abstract MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamfetamine, Ecstasy) is a widely used recreational drug. We present a case of pneumomediastinum as a complication of MDMA use in a 21-year-old man with no previous history of lung or gastrointestinal pathology. We have performed a literature review, and summarised the symptoms, signs, and prognosis for this under-recognised complication of…

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