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Punctured lung affects almost one in a hundred hospitalised COVID-19 patients

last modified Sep 11, 2020 02:21 PM
"Doctors need to be alert to the possibility of a punctured lung in patients with COVID-19, even in people who would not be thought to be typical at-risk patients" Stefan Marciniak

As many as one in 100 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 develop a pneumothorax – a ‘punctured lung’ – according to a study led by Cambridge researchers.

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