Spontaneous Pneumothorax as Clinical Presentation in a Patient with COVID-19

Authors

  • S. Devkota Consultant Anesthesiologist, Sindhuli Hospital, Sindhuli, Nepal
  • S. Shrestha Consultant Anesthesiologist, Nepal APF Hospital, Balambu, Kathmandu, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v20i4.54295

Keywords:

COVID-19, Spontaneous pneumothorax, Tube thoracotomy

Abstract

Spontaneous pneumothorax as an initial presentation is very rare in COVID-19 patient. We present a case where the initial presentation was that of a mild disease and on investigation was found to have pneumothorax without any predisposing risk factors.

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Published

2022-12-31

How to Cite

Devkota, S., & Shrestha, S. (2022). Spontaneous Pneumothorax as Clinical Presentation in a Patient with COVID-19. Kathmandu University Medical Journal, 20(4), 526–527. https://doi.org/10.3126/kumj.v20i4.54295

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Case Notes