Pneumothorax without a precipitating external event

0 1 230 7 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.

Last seen:  3 days ago

cardiologist, electrophysiologist.

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