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Post-Traumatic Pulmonary Pseudocyst following Blunt Chest Trauma; a Case Report

Nasim Ghafourian, Fatemeh Mahdizadeh, Mina Zavareh, Mitra Ahmadi, Mohammad Hossein Askarzadeh, Fatemeh Jalili




Traumatic pulmonary pseudocyst is a rare complication of chest trauma that has been poorly documented and usually resolves without specific treatment. Here, we present a case of pulmonary pseudocyst in a child with chest trauma without obvious symptoms. It is important to consider this diagnosis in patients with chest trauma to avoid unnecessary invasive procedures.


Thoracic injuries; contusions; wounds, nonpenetrating; Chest trauma; pulmonary pseudocyst; pulmonary contusion


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/emergency.v6i1.20596


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