Tension pneumothorax

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
X-ray

Large left tension pneumothorax with mediastinal shift to the right.

Case Discussion

Tension pneumothoraces are a medial emergency and urgent decompression is required. 

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Case information

rID: 10557
Case created: 21st Aug 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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