Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


History of emphysema

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

CT Chest

Signs of bullous emphysema of apical predominance, and presence of right pneumothorax.

Case Discussion

When the underlying lung is abnormal, a pneumothorax is referred to as secondary spontaneous.

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Case information

rID: 26570
Published: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 7th Jan 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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