Spontaneous pneumothorax associated with Staphylococcus aureus


  • Joseline Daniella González Ibarra Departamento de Pediatría, Clínica 110 Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
  • José Maria Zepeda Torres Departamento de Pediatría, Clínica 110 Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México




Pneumothorax, S. aureus, Spontaneous


Pneumothorax is a condition in which there is free air between the parietal and visceral pleural sheets. The neonatal stage is the most common period when it develops during childhood. It is a problem that requires urgent intervention. We presented the case of a spontaneous pneumothorax in a newborn with positive culture of S. aureus.


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