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Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 May;63(5):1455-6.

Traumatic lung herniation.

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Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 77030, USA.

Abstract

Traumatic lung herniation is a poorly described entity. An important factor in the etiology of these lesions is the relative lack of muscular support afforded by the anterior thorax. We report a case of blunt thoracic trauma complicated by an incarcerated lung herniation.

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