Pneumothorax - pediatric

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Increasing shortness of breath. No trauma. No prior history of respiratory disease.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

Moderate sized left pneumothorax with a deep costophrenic angle. 

No mediastinal shift.

Heart size normal.  Right lung clear.

Case Discussion

Spontaneous pneumothorax in a young child.

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Case information

rID: 74856
Published: 7th Mar 2020
Last edited: 7th Mar 2020
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