Rebecca Fieles, MD

What's the Diagnosis? By Dr. Rebecca Fieles

24yo male with no significant PMH presents with acute onset sharp chest pain located in the anterior lower right chest. Pain started this morning while walking to the bathroom. The pain is pleuritic and worse with exertion. Xray is shown below. What’s the diagnosis? (scroll down for answer)  





Answer: Spontaneous Pneumothorax

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