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pulmonary interstitial emphysema

Thursday 4 February 2010

Pulmonary interstitial emphysema (PIE) is a form of air block most frequently seen in ventilated preterm infants with severe lung disease; it is rarely reported in spontaneously breathing term infants.

Variants

- spontaneous pulmonary interstitial emphysema (16447182)

References

- Spontaneous pulmonary interstitial emphysema in a term unventilated infant. Freysdottir D, Olutoye O, Langston C, Fernandes CJ, Tatevian N. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2006 Apr;41(4):374-8. PMID: 16447182