An astonishing case of vanishing lung syndrome

Kavitha Saravu, Yajnesh Kidiyoor, Purusharth Yagnik, Navin Patil, Vinod Nayak, Sushil Kiran Kunder, A. Avinash, N. Karthik Rao

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It is not uncommon to see a hyperluscent unilateral lung on X-ray. The tricky part is to diagnose it, as it can be emphysema, large bulla, pneumothorax or airway obstruction. Given below is a case of vanishing lung syndrome in a young adult.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1578-1580
Number of pages3
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)
  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology


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