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Spontaneous pneumothorax in weightlifters.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7500626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Spontaneous pneumothorax is infrequently caused by strenuous exertion. To our knowledge there has only been one case of spontaneous pneumothorax associated with weightlifting reported in the medical literature. We describe three consecutive cases of spontaneous pneumothorax associated with weightlifting. We postulate that spontaneous pneumothorax in these patients may be secondary to improper breathing techniques. It is important that physicians and weight trainers be aware of the association between weight lifting and spontaneous pneumothorax and assure that proper instruction is given to athletes who work with weights.
Authors:
T Marnejon; S Sarac; A J Cropp
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0022-4707     ISO Abbreviation:  J Sports Med Phys Fitness     Publication Date:  1995 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-01-17     Completed Date:  1996-01-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376337     Medline TA:  J Sports Med Phys Fitness     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Humans
Male
Mediastinal Emphysema / etiology
Middle Aged
Neck Muscles / pathology
Physical Education and Training
Pneumothorax / etiology*
Recurrence
Respiration
Subcutaneous Emphysema / etiology
Weight Lifting / injuries*

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