Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2013 Apr;3(2):155-8. doi: 10.4103/2229-5151.114276.

Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst.

Author information

Department of Respiratory Medicine, JLN Medical College, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India.


Blunt thoracic trauma manifests in various ways, depending on the structures injured and type of injury. Commonly manifested as parenchymal contusion, at times, pseudacavitation may also been seen on the chest X ray. They are to be differentiated from other causes of pulmonary cavitations which are often done based on history. The so called pulmonary pseudo cysts usually have a benign course and needs only observation.


Pulmonary pseudo cyst; pulmonary contusion; thoracic trauma

PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Medknow Publications and Media Pvt Ltd Icon for PubMed Central
    Loading ...
    Support Center