Appearance of spontaneous pneumothorax during corticosteroid therapy

Khanna, B.K. (1969) Appearance of spontaneous pneumothorax during corticosteroid therapy. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 16 (1). pp. 24-26.

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Case records of five patients, who had developed spontaneous pneumothorax during corticosteroid therapy, have been presented. One of these had developed, in addition, effusion in the pleural cavity. Mechanism of pneumothorax formation and the development of hydropneumothorax have been explained on the basis of anticollagenous action of corticosteroids and infection of pleural cavity by tubercle bacilli.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Corticosteroids, Pneumothorax, Therapy, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Case Records
Subjects:Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Pneumothorax
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Pleural Diseases > Pleural Effusion
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists > Hormones > Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
ID Code:1117
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:05 January 2006

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