Dr. Sophie Laberge, Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine, Montréal, QC

This session will present a case of acute pneumothorax in a 16-year-old boy with past history of hemoptysis. Literature review in the field will be presented in an interactive manner with the participants.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize the genetic contribution of spontaneous pneumothorax; and
  • Discuss the management recommendations specific to rare causes of pneumothorax.