Spontaneous pneumothorax

Case contributed by Mohammed A. Mahdi

Presentation

Previously healthy, thin and tall young male presenting with a three day history of right shoulder pain aggravated by deep inspiration. No fever or cough.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
x-ray

Right-sided pneumothorax with partially collapsed right lung.

Case Discussion

Typical history and imaging of a primary spontaneous pneumothorax.

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