Primary spontaneous pneumothorax in two siblings suggests autosomal recessive inheritance.

@article{Koivisto2001PrimarySP,
  title={Primary spontaneous pneumothorax in two siblings suggests autosomal recessive inheritance.},
  author={Pasi A. Koivisto and A Mustonen},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2001},
  volume={119 5},
  pages={1610-2}
}
We report on a sister and brother with recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax without underlying connective tissue disease and without other affected relatives. The occurrence of spontaneous pneumothorax in two siblings from a large Finnish family raises the possibility of autosomal recessive inheritance of this disorder in some patients.