Pneumothorax

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A pneumothorax is a collapsed lung.


Symptoms



Causes


  • Underlying lung disease[1]
  • Sword swallowing as a profession[2]
  • An intern[3]
  • Rectal exam gone awry


Diagnosis


A pneumothorax is generally diagnosed on chest X-ray, though some skilled medical professionals can ascertain the diagnosis through a thorough examination of the genitals.


Treatment


To be continued...


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References


  1. Pulmonary Clinic Full of SOBs (Gomerblog)
  2. Sword Swallower Wondering Why He Has Reflux All of a Sudden (Gomerblog)
  3. July Intern Really Excited to Cause His Very First Pneumothorax (Gomerblog)


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