Detection of the early stage of spontaneous hemopneumothorax by CT attenuation values

Yukiko Koike, Ho Namkoong, Sotaro Otake, Hisao Asamura

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Abstract

Spontaneous hemopneumothorax is potentially fatal and can mimic spontaneous pneumothorax when changes in vital signs and bloody discharge from the chest tube are absent. Attenuation values at computed tomography may help detect this condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1321-1322
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume8
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jul 1

Keywords

  • CT attenuation values
  • hemopneumothorax

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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