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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Overview

Hydropneumothorax implies presence of both air and fluid in the pleural space ( i.e. between two layers of pleura).

Causes

  • Iatrogenic: Introduction of air during pleural fluid aspiration in effusion.
  • Presence of gas forming organism.
  • Trauma

Diagnosis

Chest X Ray

An erect chest xray will show air fluid level.The horizontal fluid level is usually well defined and extends across the whole length of hemithorax.

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