Pneumopyopericardium.

Abstract

Pneumopyopericardium is a rare disease, the etiology of which can be traumatic or non-traumatic. Today the most common cause of non-traumatic disease seems to be ulceration or carcinoma in the lower esophagus or upper stomach. The present cases were caused by ulcerations in two patients and a postoperative penetrating abscess in the third. All had… (More)

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