Tension pneumothorax

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Large left tension pneumothorax with mediastinal shift to the right.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 10557
Published: 21st Aug 2010
Last edited: 26th Mar 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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