Case contributed by Guilherme Pioli Resende


Hospitalized patient, control exam after central venous catheter procedure.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

Pneumothorax on the right, with associated pulmonary collapse, without deviations from the mediastinal structures.

Case Discussion

Pneumothorax occurs due to the leakage of air from the lungs to the chest cavity, resulting from a traumatic injury, lung disease or spontaneous event.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D.

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