Marijuana abuse and bullous emphysema

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Abstract

Marijuana abuse has been on an increasing trend worldwide in the last decade. We hereby report a case of severe bullous emphysema resulting in pneumothorax in a patient with few years of marijuana abuse. We also review the major conditions in the differential diagnosis of bullous emphysema in adults.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)56-58
Number of pages3
JournalLung India
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

Keywords

  • Emphysema
  • VATS
  • marijuana
  • pneumothorax

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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