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    Spontaneous Pneumothorax – larger than you think!

    Dear Editor,

    Drs Thakur and Pocha present an interesting case of spontaneous primary pneumothorax. It is not unusual for such cases to present late. In fact in nearly half the cases medical opinion is sought after 2 days or more. The uncertainty about the management of primary and secondary pneumothoraces appears to have been resolved by the revised guidelines published by the British Thoracic Society (BTS) in 2003....

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