What are the sexual predilections of pulmonary interstitial emphysema (PIE)?

Updated: Jun 25, 2019
  • Author: Abhay J Bhatt, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Muhammad Aslam, MD  more...
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In a study by Plenat et al, PIE developed about equally in both sexes (21 males, 18 females). [15]  Although these data also included cases with intrapleural pneumatosis, no relationship between sex and type of interstitial pneumatosis was noted.


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