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Table 1 The general characteristics of the TPP cases reported in the last 10 years.

From: Traumatic pulmonary pseuodocysts: two case reports

Study n Age Sex Etiology Hemo and/or pneumothorax Treatment of TPP Resolution time of TPP
Stathopoulos et al (2002) 1 16 Male Motorcycle accident 1 Conservative 2 months
Melloni et al (2003) 10 27 (18–44) Male 9
Female 1
Traffic accident 10 8 Conservative 9
Emergency lobectomy 1
5 (3–6) months
Athanassiadi et al (2003) 14 (13–24) Male 11
Female 3
Traffic accident 14 6 Conservative 6–11 weeks
Watanabe et al (2005) 1 34 Male Sport injury 1 Conservative 43 days
Crausman RS (2006) 1 38 Male Industrial machinary - Conservative ?
Celik B and Basoglu A (2006) 1 28 Male Mototrcycle accident 1 Conservative ?
Chon et al (2006) 12 17.7 (2–48) Male 11
Female 1
Traffic accident 9
Fall down 2
Battery 1
11 Conservative 85.6 days
De et al (2007) 1 19 Male Traffic accident 1 Conservative ?
Cai MH and Lee WJ (2007) 1 26 Male Motorcycle accident 1 Conservative ?