Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

History of emphysema

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

CT Chest

Modality: CT

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
Case created: 29th Dec 2013
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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