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Silicosis with bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20931041     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Presentation with simultaneous bilateral pneumothorax is uncommon and usually in the context of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. The association of pneumothorax and silicosis is infrequent and most cases are unilateral. Bilateral pneumothorax in silicosis is very rare with just a few reports in medical literature.
Authors:
Sanjay Fotedar; Dhruva Chaudhary; Vikas Singhla; Rajat Narang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lung India : official organ of Indian Chest Society     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0974-598X     ISO Abbreviation:  Lung India     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-08     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405380     Medline TA:  Lung India     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-5     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care, Pt. B.D. Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India.
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