Spontaneous pneumothorax in child

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


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

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male

Left pneumothorax.

No underlying lung disease. 

Case Discussion

Primary spontaneous pneumothorax is not commonly seen entity.

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Case information

rID: 52581
Published: 12th Apr 2017
Last edited: 31st Jul 2018
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