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Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

X-ray reveals a large right hydropneumothorax.


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
Published: 2nd Nov 2013
Last edited: 5th Apr 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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