This is a cases of a young woman with hemoptysis and spontaneous pneumothorax requiring a chest tube. What is the causes of such severe disease in a 34 year old?
The 24F surgical chest tube was malpositioned in the posterior chest wall and was ineffective. A new 14F pigtail catheter was placed anteriorly at the 2nd intercostal space with CT guidance and the lung was successfully reinflated.
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