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Spontaneous pneumothorax in pregnancy: a case report.
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PMID:  22233313     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Spontaneous pneumothorax is an extremely rare condition during pregnancy. Rupture of a subpleural apical bulla or blebs are the most common cause of spontaneous pneumothorax in young pregnant women. It is believed to be due to increase respiratory activity associated peripartum period. We present 27-year-old primigravid female with spontaneous pneumothorax. She was treated successfully with chest tube placement.
Afshin Mohammadi; Mohammad Ghasemi Rad; Kolsoom Afrasiabi
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tüberküloz ve toraks     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0494-1373     ISO Abbreviation:  Tuberk Toraks     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417364     Medline TA:  Tuberk Toraks     Country:  Turkey    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  396-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Urmia University, Urmia, West Azerbaijan, Iran.
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