Posttraumatic pulmonary pseudocyst: computed tomography findings and management in 33 patients.

@article{Luo2012PosttraumaticPP,
  title={Posttraumatic pulmonary pseudocyst: computed tomography findings and management in 33 patients.},
  author={Liangping Luo and Liang Yin and Zaosong Liu and Ziyun Xiang},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={1225-8}
}
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic pulmonary pseudocyst (PPP) is a complication of blunt chest trauma and poorly documented. A retrospective review of PPPs observed during the past 6 years in our hospitals is presented in this report. METHODS We retrospectively studied the serial chest computed tomographic scans and clinical data of 33 consecutive patients with PPPs. RESULTS Fifty-three PPPs from 33 patients were found. Thirty-six PPPs were located in the subpleural pulmonary parenchyma, whereas… CONTINUE READING