Annals of Thoracic Medicine
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 171--172

Pneumothorax: A rare presentation of pulmonary mycetoma


Prem Parkash Gupta1, Sanjay Fotedar1, Dipti Agarwal2, Sarita Magu3, Kuldeep Saini1 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Gupta PP, Fotedar S, Agarwal D, Magu S, Saini K. Pneumothorax: A rare presentation of pulmonary mycetoma.Ann Thorac Med 2007;2:171-172


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Gupta PP, Fotedar S, Agarwal D, Magu S, Saini K. Pneumothorax: A rare presentation of pulmonary mycetoma. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2007 [cited 2020 Sep 18 ];2:171-172
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