Spontaneous pneumothorax following chemotherapy for metastatic germ cell tumor: a case report.


We report on a 30-year-old man with metastatic non seminomatous germ cell tumor of the left testicle to the abdomen and the lungs, who suddenly developed a bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax after the first course of salvage chemotherapy. Rapid destruction and lysis of lung nodules by chemotherapy seem to be the main mechanism of pneumothorax development… (More)


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