Case contributed by Asaad Alazami


Patient presented with sudden onset chest pain and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Fine visceral pleural line is noted in the left side. No lung markings are seen peripheral to this line.

Annotated image

Lung margin indicated by the arrows. 

Case Discussion

Young patient presented with sudden onset of chest pain and mild shortness of breath. Chest x-ray showed thin sharp white pleural line indicating pneumothorax. 

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