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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 83-88

Rare cause for pneumothorax in a young male


Department of Pulmonary Medicine, AJ Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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M Vishnu Sharma
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, AJ Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/mjdrdypu.mjdrdypu_23_18

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Pneumothorax can occur as a complication of underlying lung disease. Careful history, proper evaluation with sputum examination, chest radiology, and bronchoscopy will establish the cause for pneumothorax in most of the cases. Cystic lung diseases can cause pneumothorax in young individuals. High-resolution computed tomography scan of the thorax correlated with history and physical findings will establish the diagnosis in cystic lung disease. We discuss a rare cause for pneumothorax in a young male.


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