Bilateral pneumothoraces

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 17 years
Gender: Male

Bilateral pneumothoraces

On the right side is more obvious to start with. On the left side, however, an apical pleural line is seen, which is progressively more conspicuous on subsequent CXRs.  

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Case information

rID: 12353
Case created: 13th Nov 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Tags: lung, pleura
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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