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A 45 year old female presents to A&E with mild pleuritic right sided chest pain. A Chest X ray reveals a small (<1cm) ring of air outside the lung at the apex. What is the correct management?

asked Feb 15, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara
a. Chest drain (Seldinger technique)
b. Aspiration under ultrasound guidance
c. Aspiration without ultrasound
d. Observation initially
e. Chest drain (trochar technique)

1 Answer

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d. Observation initially
answered Feb 15, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara