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- noun The presence of gas in the pericardial cavity.
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- noun medicine The presence of
airin the pericardial cavity.
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Some findings that are difficult to visualize in a conventional autopsy can easily be seen in a full body CT, such as air distribution within the body -- e.g., in the pneumothorax, pneumopericardium, bloodstream (air embolism), and wound channels.