Original Article

Pneumothorax in Infants and Children

Authors: W. RALPH DEATON JR. M.D., OWEN W. DOYLE M.D.

Abstract

The recognition of spontaneous pneumothorax in infants and young children is at times more difficult than in adults, but equally, if not more, important. It is almost always readily managed and may of course be lifesaving if recognized and treated especially if it is of the “tension” variety.

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