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Spontaneous pneumothorax

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Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Spontaneous pneumothorax

History: 26 year old male presented to the emergency room with sudden onset of left shoulder pain approximately 1 hour prior to arrival. The patient has been otherwise healthy with no chronic medical conditions.

Findings: Three view shoulder radiographs where obtained. The osseous structures and joints are normal. However, a pleural line is demonstrated in the left apex consistent with a spontaneous pneumothorax.

Ddx: Spontaneous pneumothorax Traumatic injury

Dxhow: Chest radiograph confirmed the presence of a pneumothorax.

Exam: Healthy appearing male in no acute distress Physical exam by ER physician was WNL.

No MeSH data available.


AP shoulder radiograph demonstrates a pleural line within the left apex consistent with a spontaneous pneumothorax.
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Spontaneous pneumothorax

eaton JPE - MedPix

AP shoulder radiograph demonstrates a pleural line within the left apex consistent with a spontaneous pneumothorax.
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MPX1456_synpic19358: AP shoulder radiograph demonstrates a pleural line within the left apex consistent with a spontaneous pneumothorax.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Tripler Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Spontaneous pneumothorax

History: 26 year old male presented to the emergency room with sudden onset of left shoulder pain approximately 1 hour prior to arrival. The patient has been otherwise healthy with no chronic medical conditions.

Findings: Three view shoulder radiographs where obtained. The osseous structures and joints are normal. However, a pleural line is demonstrated in the left apex consistent with a spontaneous pneumothorax.

Ddx: Spontaneous pneumothorax Traumatic injury

Dxhow: Chest radiograph confirmed the presence of a pneumothorax.

Exam: Healthy appearing male in no acute distress Physical exam by ER physician was WNL.

No MeSH data available.