Pneumopericardium: Air or gas in the space between the heart and the pericardium, the membrane surrounding the heart.
Divisions of Cancer Medicine and Internal Medicine, The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex.
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Discussion: Pneumopericardium can be an occasional complication of pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum.
Pneumopericardium information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues.
The Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology Section, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas 77030