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Dry needling causes a double pneumothorax

Pub Med

Presentation A 24-year-old newly graduated junior doctor presented to the emergency department with acute onset chest pain, haemoptysis and exertional dyspnoea following a dry needling session. Diagnosis Chest x-ray showed bilateral pneumothoraces, worse on the right side. Treatment The bilateral pneumothoraces were treated conservatively with supplemental oxygen initially. On the …

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