TITLE

leak, air

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1216
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "leak, air" is presented. Air leak refers to any injury to the lung in which air escapes the tracheobronchial tree. Pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, pneumopericardium, pulmonary interstitial edema, and subcutaneous emphysema are examples. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233901

 

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