Spontaneous pneumothorax

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
X-ray

Left sided pneumothorax with a pleural line clearly visible without lung markings beyond. No mediastinal shift to suggest tension.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of spontaneous pneumotorax

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Case information

rID: 53786
Case created: 6th Jun 2017
Last edited: 6th Jun 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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