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Does this patient have a pneumothorax?

By: Marcelo Alcantara, Médico - 10/04/2016 17:34

A 72-year-old male was admitted to the ICU in respiratory failure.

He has gastric cancer with bone metastasis, and a left pleural effusion is under diagnostic investigation.

His chest x-ray is shown below:

What would be an appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic intervention? 


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