Spontaneous pulmonary hernia: a case report.


Hernia is defined as the protrusion of a totally or partially displaced organ from its normal visceral cavity. Most hernias occur at the level of the abdominal wall, because of a muscular defect. Pulmonary hernias are extremely rare and can be congenital or acquired. We present a 64-year-old patient who developed a spontaneous pulmonary hernia after a… (More)
DOI: 10.4187/respcare.02125

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