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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 33  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79-81

Pyopneumothorax of rare cause

1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Military Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Army Hospital Research and Referral, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Military Hospital, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

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Rahul Tyagi
Department of Pulmonary Medicine INHS Asvini, Mumbai, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.173060

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Rupture of pyriform sinus due to forced effort with closed glottis has been reported but is extremely rare. We report a case of rupture of pyriform sinus following multiple episodes of vomiting with subsequent development of pyopneumothorax.

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