hydropneumopericardium

hy·dro·pneu·mo·per·i·car·di·um

(hī'drō-nū'mō-per'i-kar'dē-ŭm),
The presence of a serous effusion and of gas in the pericardial sac.
[hydro- + G. pneuma, air, + pericardium]

hy·dro·pneu·mo·per·i·car·di·um

(hī'drō-nū'mō-per'i-kahr'dē-ŭm)
The presence of a serous effusion and of gas in the pericardial sac.
Synonym(s): pneumohydropericardium.
[hydro- + G. pneuma, air, + pericardium]

hydropneumopericardium

(hī″drō-nū″mō-pĕr-ĭ-kăr′dē-ŭm) [″ + ″ + peri, around, + kardia, heart]
Serous effusion with gas in the pericardium.

hydropneumopericardium

fluid and gas in the pericardium.
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The control chest X-ray revealed a hydropneumopericardium (Figs 1a and 1b).
The diagnosis of hydropneumopericardium requires the application of Shackelford criteria which include (i) high-pitched tympanic percussion note, (ii) loud metallic splashing sound synchronous with heart sounds, and (iii) characteristic chest X-ray with an air-fluid level in the pericardial cavity.
Traumatic origins of hydropneumopericardium are more common than non-traumatic causes.
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Traumatic causes of hydropneumopericardium are more frequent than non-traumatic causes.
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