Imaging of Blunt and Penetrating Trauma to the Pulmonary Parenchyma
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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.
KeywordsChest Trauma Blunt Chest Trauma Pulmonary Parenchyma Blast Injury Pulmonary Contusion
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