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Spontaneous Healing of Traumatic Intercostal Pulmonary Hernia

Spontaneous Healing of Traumatic Intercostal Pulmonary Hernia Abstract A 5-year-old child developed a traumatic intercostal pulmonary hernia after blunt trauma to the chest wall. The hernia healed spontaneously and the patient has remained well for six months. References 1. Bidstrup P, Nordentart MM, Peterson B: Hernia of lung . Acta Radiol [Diagn] 4:490-496, 1966. 2. Hartung A, Grossman JW: Hernia of the lung . Am J Roentgenol 46:321-323, 1941. 3. Salter DG, Hopton DS: Traumatic intercostal hernia without penetrating injury in a child . Br J Surg 56:550-552, 1969.Crossref 4. Munnell ER: Herniation of the lung . Ann Thorac Surg 5:204-212, 1968.Crossref 5. Morel-Lavelle A: Hernies du poumon . Bull Soc Chir Paris 1:75, 1845-1847. 6. Montgomery JG, Lutz H: Hernias of the lung . Ann Surg 82:220-231, 1925.Crossref http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Spontaneous Healing of Traumatic Intercostal Pulmonary Hernia

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1973 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190312014
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Abstract

Abstract A 5-year-old child developed a traumatic intercostal pulmonary hernia after blunt trauma to the chest wall. The hernia healed spontaneously and the patient has remained well for six months. References 1. Bidstrup P, Nordentart MM, Peterson B: Hernia of lung . Acta Radiol [Diagn] 4:490-496, 1966. 2. Hartung A, Grossman JW: Hernia of the lung . Am J Roentgenol 46:321-323, 1941. 3. Salter DG, Hopton DS: Traumatic intercostal hernia without penetrating injury in a child . Br J Surg 56:550-552, 1969.Crossref 4. Munnell ER: Herniation of the lung . Ann Thorac Surg 5:204-212, 1968.Crossref 5. Morel-Lavelle A: Hernies du poumon . Bull Soc Chir Paris 1:75, 1845-1847. 6. Montgomery JG, Lutz H: Hernias of the lung . Ann Surg 82:220-231, 1925.Crossref

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1973

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