Imaging of Blunt and Penetrating Trauma to the Pulmonary Parenchyma

  • Eric Stern


Thoracic imaging plays a critical role in patients who are not acutely unstable. The extent of underlying injury can be assessed, and complications anticipated or detected. A number of parenchymal injuries have been described, the majority whose courses can be predicted based on the radiologic features.


Chest Trauma Blunt Chest Trauma Pulmonary Parenchyma Blast Injury Pulmonary Contusion 
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Selected References

  1. Wagner RB, Crawford WO Jr, Schimpf PP.:Radiology 1988;167:77–82 Classification of parenchymal injuries of the lung.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

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  • Eric Stern

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