Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Healthy young female. Sudden onset shortness of breath and right sided pleuritic chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Small right apical pneumothorax.   No mediastinal shift.

Left lung clear.

Heart size normal.

Right cervical rib.

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Case information

rID: 50376
Case created: 2nd Jan 2017
Last edited: 17th Jul 2017
System: Chest
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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