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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 171-172

Pneumothorax: A rare presentation of pulmonary mycetoma


1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
2 Department of Physiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
3 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India

Correspondence Address:
Prem Parkash Gupta
Department of Respiratory Medicine, 9J/17, Medical Enclave, PGIMS, Rohtak- 124 001
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1737.36554

PMID: 19727371

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Pneumothorax due to mycetoma is extremely rare and has been described only in patients undergoing intensive cytotoxic therapy for hematologic malignancies. A non-immunocompromised subject presenting with pneumothorax due to rupture of the mycetoma into the pleural cavity is being described here.


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