NCBI ROFL: Talk about a bad day…

By ncbi rofl | September 14, 2009 3:00 pm

Spontaneous pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and pneumopericardium in a 16-year-old drug-abusing motorcyclist surrounded by a pack of coyotes.

Numerous causes of pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and pneumopericardium have been described in the literature. The authors report a unique case in which one or more causes may have contributed to the patient’s condition.

Thanks to Ben for today’s ROFL!

CATEGORIZED UNDER: NCBI ROFL, ridiculous titles
  • Anonymous

    Oh god. Sounds like a really awful day.

  • Ms Avery

    That abstract leaves so many questions unanswered.

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