Sunday, August 10, 2008

Case 12

A 28 years old male with no significant past medical history presented to the emergency department with a left sided chest pain of sudden onset associated with exertional shortness of breath.

On physical examination, he had clicks synchronous with the heart sounds.

What is the most likely diagnosis?

A-Pericarditis

B-Aortic Stenosis

C-Mitral valve prolapse

D-Spontaneous left side apical Pneumothorax

E-Aortic dissection

F-Pulmonary embolism

5 comments:

Ranjitha said...

pericarditis?

uchit said...

mitral valve prolapse

prabodh said...

D or C.

ramashesai said...

Spontaneous left side apical pneumothorax.

Clinical Medicine said...

The Correct answer is :

D-Spontaneous left side apical pneumothorax