Pneumothorax – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


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Accumulation of air or gas between the parietal and visceral pleurae
Spontaneous pneumothorax (SP) may be primary (PSP) or secondary (SSP).
PSP occurs in healthy adults with no underlying lung disease (age 20s); rarely in patients >40 years of age.
SSP is a complication of…

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