[Spontaneous pneumothorax and Recklinghausen's disease: a case report].

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The Von Recklinghausen disease is a genetic hereditary neurofibromatosis. It causes neurofibroma, axillary and inguinal lentigines, and café-au-lait spots in the skin. It may affect the lung in 5 to 20% of cases, causing neurofibroma, infiltrative and cystic lesions, emphysematous or bubble injury leading to a chronic respiratory failure. The risk of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pneumo.2011.08.001

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@article{Della2012SpontaneousPA, title={[Spontaneous pneumothorax and Recklinghausen's disease: a case report].}, author={S Ayed Della and Angeliki Kotti and H Ben Sik Ali and Samia Ayed and Mohamed Fekih Hassen and Souheil Elatrous}, journal={Revue de pneumologie clinique}, year={2012}, volume={68 3}, pages={202-4} }