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Molecular and Genetic Medicine

ISSN: 1747-0862

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Kittivoravitkul P

Phramongkutklao Hospital, 315 Ratchawithi Rd, Thung Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

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  • Case Report   
    A Case Report of Familial Spontaneous Pneumothorax
    Author(s): Kittivoravitkul P*

    Spontaneous pneumothorax is regarded as a common and benign clinical entity, however, it can be life-threatening if it progress to tension pneumothorax. While tension pneumothorax can develop abruptly, cardiovascular compromise progress more gradually due to the existence of a compensatory mechanism. A 30-year-old Thai male, previously healthy, who presented with left-sided spontaneous pneumothorax. He informed physician that his mother was previously diagnosed as secondary pneumothorax and underwent pleurodesis. He underwent video-assisted thoracoscopic for pleurodesis. Additional investigation showed multiple lung cysts in Computerized Tomography Scan. Birt-Hogg Dube syndrome was confirmed genetically by FLCN gene mutation... Read More»

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