Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst. Report of twelve cases.


Twelve cases of traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst were seen between January 1966 and July 1987 at Saiseikai Kanagawaken Hospital. The cause of the traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst was closed blunt chest trauma in all patients. For the first few days after the injury, computed tomographic scan was more useful in diagnosis than chest roentogenogram. Tube drainage… (More)


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@article{Kato1989TraumaticPP, title={Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst. Report of twelve cases.}, author={R. Kato and Hitomi Horinouchi and Yuta Maenaka}, journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={1989}, volume={97 2}, pages={309-12} }