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Theme: Pneumothoraces

Question 1

Which of the following statements are true with respect to primary spontaneous pneumothoraces?

  1. They are commonly seen in patients with emphysema.

  2. They are more commonly seen in men than women.

  3. They are more likely to recur within12 months when treated by simple aspiration through a …

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