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Pneumothorax, Secondary Spontaneous
Jonathan Hero Chung, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax(SSP)
            • Definitions

              • Pneumothorax associated with underlying lung disease in the absence of trauma or intervention

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Treatment

                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                            • Consider

                              • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                Selected References

                                1. Reissig A et al: Current role of emergency ultrasound of the chest. Crit Care Med. 39(4):839-45, 2011
                                2. Alifano M: Catamenial pneumothorax. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 16(4):381-6, 2010
                                3. Allam W et al: Excavated pulmonary nodules: an unusual clinical presentation of lung metastasis in two cases. BMC Med Imaging. 10:13, 2010
                                4. Kurihara M et al: Latest treatments for spontaneous pneumothorax. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 58(3):113-9, 2010
                                5. Muramatsu T et al: Preventing recurrence of spontaneous pneumothorax after thoracoscopic surgery: a review of recent results. Surg Today. 40(8):696-9, 2010
                                6. Nakajima J: Surgery for secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 16(4):376-80, 2010
                                7. Simpson G: Spontaneous pneumothorax: time for some fresh air. Intern Med J. 40(3):231-4, 2010
                                8. Shen KR et al: Decision making in the management of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax in patients with severe emphysema. Thorac Surg Clin. 19(2):233-8, 2009
                                9. Lichtenstein DA et al: Ultrasound diagnosis of occult pneumothorax. Crit Care Med. 33(6):1231-8, 2005
                                10. Baumann MH et al: Pneumothorax. Respirology. 9(2):157-64, 2004
                                11. Srinivas S et al: Spontaneous pneumothorax in malignancy: a case report and review of the literature. Ann Oncol. 11(7):887-9, 2000
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                                KEY FACTS

                                • Terminology

                                  • Imaging

                                    • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                      • Clinical Issues

                                        • Diagnostic Checklist

                                          TERMINOLOGY

                                          • Abbreviations

                                            • Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax(SSP)
                                          • Definitions

                                            • Pneumothorax associated with underlying lung disease in the absence of trauma or intervention

                                          IMAGING

                                          • General Features

                                            • Radiographic Findings

                                              • CT Findings

                                                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                      • Presentation

                                                        • Treatment

                                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                          • Consider

                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                              Selected References

                                                              1. Reissig A et al: Current role of emergency ultrasound of the chest. Crit Care Med. 39(4):839-45, 2011
                                                              2. Alifano M: Catamenial pneumothorax. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 16(4):381-6, 2010
                                                              3. Allam W et al: Excavated pulmonary nodules: an unusual clinical presentation of lung metastasis in two cases. BMC Med Imaging. 10:13, 2010
                                                              4. Kurihara M et al: Latest treatments for spontaneous pneumothorax. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 58(3):113-9, 2010
                                                              5. Muramatsu T et al: Preventing recurrence of spontaneous pneumothorax after thoracoscopic surgery: a review of recent results. Surg Today. 40(8):696-9, 2010
                                                              6. Nakajima J: Surgery for secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 16(4):376-80, 2010
                                                              7. Simpson G: Spontaneous pneumothorax: time for some fresh air. Intern Med J. 40(3):231-4, 2010
                                                              8. Shen KR et al: Decision making in the management of secondary spontaneous pneumothorax in patients with severe emphysema. Thorac Surg Clin. 19(2):233-8, 2009
                                                              9. Lichtenstein DA et al: Ultrasound diagnosis of occult pneumothorax. Crit Care Med. 33(6):1231-8, 2005
                                                              10. Baumann MH et al: Pneumothorax. Respirology. 9(2):157-64, 2004
                                                              11. Srinivas S et al: Spontaneous pneumothorax in malignancy: a case report and review of the literature. Ann Oncol. 11(7):887-9, 2000