A chicken bone pneumothorax?

Philippa J Bunting
Med J Aust 2011; 194 (5): 266.

A 66-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with sudden-onset, severe thoracic back pain associated with dyspnoea and diaphoresis after consuming lunch. She was otherwise well, and her only medical history of note was gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.

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  • Philippa J Bunting

  • Wagga Wagga Base Hospital, Wagga Wagga, NSW.



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