ALFRED GOLDMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HAROLD ROTH, M.D.
Recently there were encountered on the Ward Service of the Barnes Hospital three patients with spontaneous pneumothorax, each of whom exhibited complications which seemed of sufficient interest to us to warrant reporting. The first patient was a 51 year old man with congenital cystic disease of the lung. Treatment in this case proved to be of particular interest. The second patient suffered a spontaneous pneumothorax with complete atelectasis of the left upper lobe. This complication has been reported only once before. The third patient had a spontaneous hemopneumothorax with recovery followed two months later by a spontaneous pneumothorax. It has
GOLDMAN A, ROTH H. SPONTANEOUS PNEUMOTHORAX: A REPORT OF THREE UNUSUAL CASES1. Ann Intern Med. ;21:1011–1021. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-6-1011
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(6):1011-1021.
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