Pneumothorax without a precipitating external event
011795 months ago
This is a young patient presenting with chest pain, tachypnea and dyspnea. There was no history of clinical lung disease. He was an active cigarette smoker. Chest X-ray showed left sided pneumothorax and tracheal deviation away from the affected side. Blood pressure was 90/58 mmHg. Emergent tube thoracostomy was performed.