[Lung hernia or pneumocele. Literature study and case report].

Case-report of a "spontaneous" rupture of intercostale muscles between the 7th and 8th ribs on the right side is presented. The case was combined with a herniation of the lung in the defect of the thoracic wall. Surgical treatment consisted of closure of the defect utilizing tissues in the immediate vicinity. Review of frequency, signs and therapy of… (More)