Simultaneous Bilateral Secondary Pneumothorax
Murat Oncel 1 * , Guven Sadi Sunam 1, Huseyin Yıldıran 1
More Detail
1 Selcuk University of Medical Faculty Department of Thoracic Surgery Konya,Turkey
* Corresponding Author


Simultaneous bilateral pneumothorax is a very rarely condition that is mainly seen in patients with underlying metastatic disease or lung cancer. It is estimated that < 1% of all cases of spontaneous pneumothorax are tumor-associated and most commonly due to the metastatic osteogenic or soft tissue sarcomas.


This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Article Type: Case Report

Eur J Gen Med, 2015 - Volume 12 Issue 2, pp. 174-176

Publication date: 15 Apr 2015

Article Views: 213

Article Downloads: 110

Open Access References How to cite this article