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Figure 2: Chest computed tomographic scan. (A) Left pleural effusion with compression atelectasis. (B) After thoracentesis, “pneumothorax ex vacuo” is visualized along the left lateral aspect of the left pleural space, pathognomonic of trapped lung

Figure 2: Chest computed tomographic scan. (A) Left pleural effusion with compression atelectasis. (B) After thoracentesis, “pneumothorax ex vacuo” is visualized along the left lateral aspect of the left pleural space, pathognomonic of trapped lung