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Break dancer's lung
  1. I M Balfour-Lynn, Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
  1. Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP, UK;

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Break dancing was at its peak of popularity in the 1980s, but evidently is still part of today's youth culture. There have been several reports of injuries associated with this activity, although none recently.1–4 While mainly of an orthopaedic nature, the injuries reported are quite varied. This is a report of a previously fit and healthy 16 year old non-smoking young man who was 5 foot 5 inches tall. He developed a right sided pneumothorax during …

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