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Case Reports in Pulmonology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 414165, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/414165
Case Report

A Young Man with Bilateral Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Received 8 July 2011; Accepted 3 August 2011

Academic Editors: W. Kuschner and C. L. Ren

Copyright © 2011 Liese Lieve Willemien Verhaert. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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