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    What AD disease you will say to the patient to be carefull in the elevators because of pneumothorax?














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    why even bother with the obvious. Just know where you are need it and where you can help the most.

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    why?

    I'm not understanding how marfan's syndrome connects to pneumothorax.. I understand that there are cardiovascular abnormalities such as mitral valve relapse.. Please explain..

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    I believe Fibrilin defect -->> prone to subpleural blebs --> spontaneous pneumothorax
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    That is exactly aframe

    good job and thanks for the reply
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    thank you for explaining...

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