pneumopericardium


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pneumopericardium

 [noo″mo-per″ĭ-kahr´de-um]
the presence of air or gas in the pericardial cavity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pneu·mo·per·i·car·di·um

(nū'mō-per'i-kar'dē-ŭm),
Presence of gas (usually air) in the pericardial sac.
[G. pneuma, air, + pericardium]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pneu·mo·per·i·car·di·um

(nū'mō-per'i-kahr'dē-ŭm)
Presence of gas in the pericardial sac.
[G. pneuma, air, + pericardium]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pneumopericardium

The presence of air in the pericardial sac.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Pneumopericardium was asymptomatic and was diagnosed incidentally at radiography.
Subcutaneous emphysema, pneumomediastinum, pneumopericardium, retropharyngeal-prevertebral pneumatosis, and epidural pneumatosis are a quite rare complication of adenotonsillectomy that tends to develop intraoperatively or during the postoperative period [1].
A chest radiograph revealed a right-sided pneumothorax with a pneumopericardium and a small amount of subcutaneous emphysema in the right axilla (Figure 1).
Marks, "Pneumoperitoneum, pneumomediastinum and pneumopericardium following dental extraction," Radiology, vol.
Interstitial air can give rise to further complications by dissecting through tissue planes to extend into the potential spaces, causing secondary pneumopericardium and pneumothorax.
Aggarwal, "Spontaneous pneumomediastinum with pneumopericardium, surgical emphysema, pneumothorax, and epidural pneumotosis: a rare association," Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine, vol.
Pneumoperitoneum, pneumomediastinum, pneumopericardium, and subcutaneous emphysema after colonoscopic examination.
: ABSTRACTTension pneumopericardium is an uncommon complication of mechanical ventilaton.
Incarcerated umblical hernia, subcutaneous emphysema and pneumopericardium and pneumo-mediastinum detected on urgent thorax and abdominal CT (Figure 1C, 1D).
DISCUSSION: Pneumopericardium is defined as the presence of air in the pericardial space.[1]

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