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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 99-100

Cavitary pulmonary infarction--a rare cause of spontaneous pneumothorax.


Department of Pathology, Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai.

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P Vaideeswar
Department of Pathology, Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai.

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A 14-year old female was admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of resolving myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy. She developed spontaneous right-sided pneumothorax. Autopsy, revealed rupture of cavitary pulmonary infarction to be the cause of the pneumothorax, a rare finding.






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