Neumotórax oculto. Una entidad frecuente y poco reconocida

  title={Neumot{\'o}rax oculto. Una entidad frecuente y poco reconocida},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Carrillo Esper and Jes{\'u}s Ojino no Sosa-Garc{\'i}a},
Pneumothorax is a frequent, life-threatening complication in critically ill patients. Occult pneumothorax has been defined as pneumothoraces seen on CT scans or chest ultrasound but not on routine chest radiographs and may rapidly progress to tension pneumothorax. The phenomenon of occult pneumothorax is well described in the literature with an incidence of between 2 and 12% in medical and trauma patients. There are three categories of occult pneumothorax based in size and location: minuscule… CONTINUE READING

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