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Spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis

History: 41 year old caucasian woman presents with worsening dyspnea and chest pain.

Findings: CXR: Dilated, cystic air spaces. Large pneumothorax at base of left lung. HRCT: Diffuse, small, thin-walled cysts throughout both lung fields. Pneumothorax at anterior right lung base.

Ddx: Pneumothorax from other causes, especially bullous disease, atypical infection, trauma.

Dxhow: Biopsy

Exam: Significant for absent breath sounds at right base.

No MeSH data available.


HRCT:  Diffuse, small, thin-walled cysts throughout both lung fields.  Pneumothorax at anterior right lung base.
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Spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Patterson RAP - MedPix

HRCT:  Diffuse, small, thin-walled cysts throughout both lung fields.  Pneumothorax at anterior right lung base.
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MPX1785_synpic24394: HRCT: Diffuse, small, thin-walled cysts throughout both lung fields. Pneumothorax at anterior right lung base.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis

History: 41 year old caucasian woman presents with worsening dyspnea and chest pain.

Findings: CXR: Dilated, cystic air spaces. Large pneumothorax at base of left lung. HRCT: Diffuse, small, thin-walled cysts throughout both lung fields. Pneumothorax at anterior right lung base.

Ddx: Pneumothorax from other causes, especially bullous disease, atypical infection, trauma.

Dxhow: Biopsy

Exam: Significant for absent breath sounds at right base.

No MeSH data available.