Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Post COVID-19 Patients - A Case Series

Author(s): Gaurav Wadhawan, Konark Thakkar, Ravdeep Singh

Covid- 19 is that the acute respiratory communicable disease caused by novel coronavirus later named as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus 2 (SARS- CoV- 2).Clinical findings of coronavirus outbreak revealed majority of patients as asymptomatic or mild to moderate symptoms while a number of the cases present with severity of disease. New case with complication associated with disease emerges because the number of covid-19 cases raised. We present the case series of 10 patients of spontaneous pneumothorax in post covid-19 patient. Although the precise mechanism remains not known but our observation emphasis on thereon NIV or IV may well be one in all the adding factors to develop post covid pneumothorax.

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