Post-traumatic pneumatocele in the inferior pulmonary ligament.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Pneumatocele localized to the inferior pulmonary ligament is an uncommon sequel of blunt chest trauma. Three such cases are reported and the characteristic location and appearance of the pneumatocele, as well as its benign course, are discussed. A similar radiographic appearance has been produced in cadavers by injecting air into the inferior pulmonary ligament.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ravin, CE; Smith, GW; Lester, PD; McLoud, TC; Putman, CE

Published Date

  • October 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 121 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 39 - 41

PubMed ID

  • 959549

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/121.1.35


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States