Re-expansion pulmonary oedema: a potentially serious complication of delayed diagnosis of pneumothorax.Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985; 291 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.291.6495.593 (Published 31 August 1985) Cite this as: Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1985;291:593
- A F Henderson,
- S W Banham,
- F Moran
Re-expansion pulmonary oedema may develop if diagnosis and treatment of pneumothorax are delayed. This condition may be fatal if inappropriately managed.