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Simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax is a rare condition occurring in up to 1.9% of cases of spontaneous pneumothorax.1 Risk factors include male sex, smoking, height and underlying lung conditions. An increase in the incidence is seen in AIDS patients with underlying pneumocystis carinii infection.2 In contrast with a large unilateral pneumothorax, simultaneous bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax presents difficulties in diagnosis from clinical signs alone and definitive diagnosis requires chest radiography.
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