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Recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax in a child

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Pradnya Suhas Bendre ,

BJ WADIA HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN PAREL MUMBAI, IN
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Head of unit , department of pediatric surgery, bj wadia hospital for children parel mumbai
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Ramdas Dagdu Nagargoje,

BJ WADIA HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN PAREL MUMBAI, IN
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registrar in pediatric surgery,

BJ WADIA HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN PAREL MUMBAI

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Madhavi Vinayak Thakur

BJ WADIA HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN,PAREL MUMBAI, IN
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LECTURER IN PEDIATRIC SURGERY,

BJ WADIA HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN,PAREL MUMBAI

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Abstract

A 3 year old female child presented with three episodes of left sided pneumothorax in last four months. Patient has minimal respiratory distress in each admission with low grade fever in first two admissions. Intercostal drain was put in first two episodes and VATS with thoracoscopic lung biopsy was done in third episode from left upper lobe with no further episodes of pneumothorax. 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljcc.v2i1.3013  

Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care Vol.2(1) 2011 29-32
How to Cite: Bendre, P.S., Nagargoje, R.D. & Thakur, M.V., (2011). Recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax in a child. Sri Lanka Journal of Critical Care. 2(1), pp.29–32. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljcc.v2i1.3013
Published on 27 Dec 2011.
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