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Hydropneumothorax

Trask SAT - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hydropneumothorax

History: The patient is post operative day 15 from a coronary artery bypass operation. He was discharged from inpatient care 3 days ago. The patient is currently asymptomatic.

Findings: Chest AP and Lateral radiograph show a left sided hydropneumothorax. Additionally, a left sided pulmonary nodule is noted toward the apex of the lung and metallic objects consistent with recent surgery overlying the mediastinum. Compare this case with the following case showing a meniscus: http://rad.usuhs.edu/medpix/tf_case.html?mode=pt&pt_id=4063&quiz=yes#top

Ddx: • Iatrogenic • Trauma • Esophogeal Rupture (Boerhave Disease) • Fistula (i.e. colopleural, bronchopleural) • Infection (parasites and TB) • Tumor (primary or metastatic) • Spontaneous • Pseudo-hydropneumothorax (i.e. Hiatal hernia)

No MeSH data available.


The glass and balloon are a simulation for a pneumothorax.  The glass represents the chest wall and the balloon represents the lung.  The air between the glass and balloon is analogous to a pneumothorax.
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Hydropneumothorax

Trask SAT - MedPix (2007)

The glass and balloon are a simulation for a pneumothorax.  The glass represents the chest wall and the balloon represents the lung.  The air between the glass and balloon is analogous to a pneumothorax.
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MPX1633_synpic34377: The glass and balloon are a simulation for a pneumothorax. The glass represents the chest wall and the balloon represents the lung. The air between the glass and balloon is analogous to a pneumothorax.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Hydropneumothorax

History: The patient is post operative day 15 from a coronary artery bypass operation. He was discharged from inpatient care 3 days ago. The patient is currently asymptomatic.

Findings: Chest AP and Lateral radiograph show a left sided hydropneumothorax. Additionally, a left sided pulmonary nodule is noted toward the apex of the lung and metallic objects consistent with recent surgery overlying the mediastinum. Compare this case with the following case showing a meniscus: http://rad.usuhs.edu/medpix/tf_case.html?mode=pt&pt_id=4063&quiz=yes#top

Ddx: • Iatrogenic • Trauma • Esophogeal Rupture (Boerhave Disease) • Fistula (i.e. colopleural, bronchopleural) • Infection (parasites and TB) • Tumor (primary or metastatic) • Spontaneous • Pseudo-hydropneumothorax (i.e. Hiatal hernia)

No MeSH data available.