pneumatocele


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pneumatocele

[′nü·məd·ō‚sēl]
(medicine)
Herniation of the lung.
A sac or tumor containing gas; especially the scrotum filled with gas.
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Five days later, he developed right sided pneumatocele measuring 3.
Neste relato, apesar do exame radiografico ter possibilitado a identificacao de bronquiectasias devido a acentuadas dimensoes destas, a tomografia computadorizada apresentou vantagens na avaliacao toracica do animal uma vez que permitiu a determinacao do diagnostico (bronquiectasia) de uma area radiotransparente no exame radiografico, ao qual se atribuiu diversos diagnosticos diferenciais (como pneumatocele e cisto pulmonar).
dagger]) Empyema, necrotizing pneumonia, pneumatocele, or pneumothorax.
2) Additionally, rupture of these blebs, apical cysts, and pneumatoceles may damage the visceral pleura causing a spontaneous secondary pneumothorax.
However, there are no skeletal or dental abnormalities, and no pneumatoceles.
Excluding patients who did not have a chest tube inserted because their disease was mild and those in whom fibrinolysis was contraindicated (22 pyopneumothorax, 9 pneumatoceles and 5 TB empyema), data on 99 patients from the pre- and post-fibrinolysis periods (TPA 52, no TPA 47) were available for comparative analysis (Fig.
However, pulmonary fibrosis and pneumatoceles were identified later.
In this case study, a 17 year-old male motor vehicle accident victim suffered severe trauma including bilateral lung contusions with pneumatoceles, several fractures to his femur, forearm, ribs, and thoracic vertebrae, plus splenic and liver lacerations.
Chest radiographs revealed multilobar infiltrates in four children, empyema in three, and pneumatoceles in two.
Chest radiographs revealed multilobar infiltrates in four children, empyema in three children, and pneumatoceles in two children.
patients): bronchopleural fistula (3), pyopneumothorax (2), pneumatoceles (4), lung abscess (1), mechanical ventilation >48 h (2), severe anemia requiring blood transfusion (2), severe hypoalbuminemia requiring seroalbumin replacement (1).
Despite the presence of acute pneumatocoeles, CT chest scans at six months are generally normal although pneumatoceles may take up to a year to resolve(24).