Spontaneous pneumothorax in child

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler - Pietrzyk

Presentation

12 years old with shortness of breath for 3 days, increasing in severity.

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Left pneumothorax.

No underlying lung disease. 

Case Discussion

Primary spontaneous pneumothorax is not commonly seen entity.

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Case Information

rID: 52581
Case created: 12th Apr 2017
Last edited: 16th Apr 2017
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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