Left apical pneumothorax

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Left apical pneumothorax (note the faint white pleural line)

Case Discussion

This case is an important case emphasizing the importance of carefully looking at "never-miss" areas of the radiograph, in this case, the left lung apex.

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Case information

rID: 67835
Published: 2nd May 2019
Last edited: 2nd May 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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