Pneumothorax on shoulder x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Shoulder pain following trauma


Left sided pneumothorax. No fracture or dislocation. 

Case Discussion

The lungs are an important check or review on shoulder x-rays. Pneumothorax can present, as in this case, with shoulder pain. 

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Case information

rID: 13592
Published: 24th Apr 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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