Heart Lung 2021 Sep-Oct;50(5):599-608. Epub 2021 May 1.
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, United States.
Background: Pneumothorax has been frequently described as a complication of COVID-19 infections.
Objective: In this systematic review, we describe the incidence, clinical characteristics, and outcomes of COVID-19-related pneumothorax.
Methods: Studies were identified through MEDLINE, Pubmed, and Google Scholar databases using keywords of "COVID-19," "SARS-CoV-2," "pneumothorax," "pneumomediastinum," and "barotrauma" from January 1st, 2020 to January 30th, 2021. Read More