A 14-year-old girl had a left spontaneous pneumothorax. Because closed chest tube drainage failed to obtain expansion of the lung, thoracoscopic bullectomy was performed. Pathological examination of the bulla resulted in the diagnosis of mesenchymal cystic hamartoma, which is a rare cause of pneumothorax.
- Mesenchymal cystic hamartoma
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine