Massive pulmonary tuberculosis cavity misdiagnosed as pneumothorax

@inproceedings{Tam2013MassivePT,
  title={Massive pulmonary tuberculosis cavity misdiagnosed as pneumothorax},
  author={John Kit-Chung Tam and K Lim},
  booktitle={Respirology case reports},
  year={2013}
}
Massive pulmonary cavity is a rare and serious complication of chronic reactivation tuberculosis. A 38-year-old gentleman had a history of tuberculosis treatment noncompliance 2 years ago. His presenting symptoms were cough, fever, and left-sided pleuritic chest discomfort for 2 months. Chest radiographs showed extensive lung destruction associated with… CONTINUE READING