Traumatic pulmonary pseudocysts: CT findings.

@article{Tsitouridis2007TraumaticPP,
  title={Traumatic pulmonary pseudocysts: CT findings.},
  author={Ioannis A. Tsitouridis and Konstantinos Tsinoglou and Christos Tsandiridis and Christos Papastergiou and Antonia S. Bintoudi},
  journal={Journal of thoracic imaging},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          247-51
        }
}
Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst constitutes an uncommon, though well recognized, manifestation of closed chest trauma. It is usually encountered in young patients, whose compliant chest wall permits the transmission of great compressive forces to the lung parenchyma and the laceration of the latter. Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst is usually detected during the imaging evaluation of multi-injured patients with the use of computed tomography, as it is often not apparent in the initial supine… CONTINUE READING
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