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25 year old male suffered blunt trauma to the chest...

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asked Mar 4, 2014 in General Surgery by Rajesh Bahara
25 year old male suffered blunt trauma to the chest, in the ER he presented with shortness of breath and cyanosis. On Examination no breath sounds in the right side and percussion note resonant. The most likely diagnosis is:

a.    Spontaneous pneumothorax
b.    Cardiac tamponade
c.    Cardiac contusion
d.    Tension pneumothorax
e.    Pericardial effusion

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d.    Tension pneumothorax
answered Mar 4, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara

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