Intercostal lung herniation
Incidental finding after old trauma to the left hemithorax.
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Herniation of the lung parenchyma and torn pleura secondary to old rib fractures and muscle injury.
The "true" pulmonary hernia is the herniation of lung parenchyma in a chest wall defect secondary to fractures and muscle injury with reduction of the herniated lung.
A diagnosis of intercostal lung herniation was made.
- Dr. Lucia Braccaioli
- Fabius Imola (radiographer)