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Pathophysiology, clinical evaluation and treatment options of spontaneous pneumothorax.
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PMID:  21038147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An apical subpleural bleb is most common pathology of primary spontaneous pneumothorax however, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is most common cause of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. The diagnosis is confirmed by physical examination, chest radiography and thoracoscopic examination. The typical person who present has an asthenic body, being taller and thinner than the average person. Spontaneous pneumothorax can seen in some special part of life such as; catamenial pneumothorax and during pregnancy. Therapeutic options of primary spontaneous pneumothorax is include the conservative, intermediate and invasive procedure. In conclusion we aimed the report pathophysiology, clinical evaluation and treatment options of spontaneous pneumothorax in the light of literatures with a review article.
Rasih Yazkan; Serdar Han
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tüberküloz ve toraks     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0494-1373     ISO Abbreviation:  Tuberk Toraks     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-01     Completed Date:  2011-02-16     Revised Date:  2011-03-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417364     Medline TA:  Tuberk Toraks     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  334-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Clinic of Chest Surgery, Şanlıurfa Training and Research Hospital, Şanlıurfa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Biopsy, Fine-Needle
Pneumothorax / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Thoracic Surgery, Video-Assisted*

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