Research Article

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
  1. A F Henderson,
  2. S W Banham,
  3. F Moran

    Abstract

    Re-expansion pulmonary oedema may develop if diagnosis and treatment of pneumothorax are delayed. This condition may be fatal if inappropriately managed.