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Tension pneumothorax with adhesions in interstitial lung disease
  1. N Roberts,
  2. S Ireland
  1. Emergency Department, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr N Roberts, Emergency Department, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro TR1 3LJ, UK; robertsneil88{at}

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A 68-year-old woman presented to the acute general practitioner service with a 7-day history of worsening shortness of breath and cough, nausea and vomiting of any oral intake, and for the past 3 days severe left-sided abdominal pain radiating through to the back. Past medical history was significant for chronic obstructive pulmonary …

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