Hydropneumothorax

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
X-ray

X-ray reveals a large right hydropneumothorax.

CT

Computed tomography shows total collapse of the right lung and a large effusion and pneumothorax, which produces a shift of the mediastinum to the left.

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Case information

rID: 25684
Case created: 2nd Nov 2013
Last edited: 26th Oct 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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