BILATERAL SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX IN A 13-YEAR-OLD CHILD: A RARE CASE REPORT
*Dr. Geetika Kalra, Dr. Tanu Raj Sirohi, Dr. Abhishek Gupta and Rohan Sirohi
The incidence of simultaneous bilateral primary spontaneous pneumothorax has been reported to be as low as 1.4% to 7.6%. A pneumothorax is a collection of air in the pleural cavity and it may be due to trauma to chest or spontaneous without any trauma. The present case was a rare report of Bilateral Spontaneous Pneumothorax which was managed conservatively not surgically. The patient was discharged with antibiotic treatment with trimethoprim for seven more days. On follow-up, one month later, the patient was asymptomatic with a normal chest X-ray.
Keywords: Pneumothorax, Etiology, Management.
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