BRONCHIAL CARCINOMA PRESENTING WITH PNEUMOTHORAX
Okan Solak 1 * , Adnan Sayar 2, Muzaffer Metin 2, Akif Turna 2, Atilla Pekçolaklar 2, Atilla Gürses 2
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1 Kocatepe University School of Medicine. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Afyon, Turkey2 Yedikule Hospital for Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Thoracic Surgery, İstanbul, Turkey* Corresponding Author

Abstract

Spontaneous pneumothoraxs are usually caused by subpleural apical bleps but may also be secondary to metastasis to the lung and rarely primary lung cancer. We present a 56-years-old man with spontaneous pneumothorax secondary to non-small cell lung cancer.

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Article Type: Case Report

EUR J GEN MED, 2006, Volume 3, Issue 2, 78-79

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82382

Publication date: 15 Apr 2006

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