Article Text

Download PDFPDF
A strange case of a tension pneumothorax
  1. D Boon,
  2. T Llewellyn,
  3. P Rushton
  1. Emergency Department, Cheltenham General Hospital, Sandford Road, Cheltenham GL53 7AN, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr T Llewellyn;


A 5 year old boy attended the emergency department with a tension pneumothorax secondary to congenital cystic adenomatous malformation of the lung. Management problems are discussed and congenital cystic adenomatous malformation reviewed.

  • tension pneumothorax

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.