Spontaneous Pneumothorax

  Ms. Kate Burnand Locum Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, St George’s Hospital, London   Background and Overview Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) occurs in those patients with no underlying lung pathology, whereas secondary spontaneous pneumothoraces occur in patients with pre-existing lung conditions (e.g. asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, infection, lung carcinoma etc.). It is rare and typically affects … Continue reading Spontaneous Pneumothorax