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Large Pneumothorax

Spontaneous pneumothorax in a patient with Marfan syndrome. Note complete absence of lung markings in left hemithorax. The apparent hilar mass is actually the collapsed left lung.

By permission of the publisher. From Berman L. In Atlas of Anesthesia: Critical Care . Edited by R Miller (series editor) and RR Kirby. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 1997.