Pneumothorax - inspiratory and expiratory views

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Spontaneous pneumothorax.

Patient Data

Age: 85
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Pigtail catheter remains in situ, with a moderate sized right-sided pneumothorax and pigtail catheter in situ.

Case Discussion

This case elegantly shows how much larger a pneumothorax appears on expiratory views. 

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Case Information

rID: 32917
Case created: 20th Dec 2014
Last edited: 5th Dec 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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