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Bronchopleural fistula causing persistent pneumothorax in COVID-19 pneumonia patient with no risk factors.
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  • Mhd Baraa Habib,
  • Ibrahim Mohammad Obeidat,
  • Khaled Ali,
  • Mohamed Abdelrazek,
  • Mouhand Mohamed
Mhd Baraa Habib
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Ibrahim Mohammad Obeidat
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Khaled Ali
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Mohamed Abdelrazek
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Mouhand Mohamed
Hamad Medical Corporation
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Abstract

Although pneumothorax is a well-known complication of COVID-19 pneumonia especially in patients requiring mechanical ventilation, bronchopleural fistula causing persistent pneumothorax in sole COVID-19 pneumonia is extremely rare. In this case, we illustrate that bronchopleural fistula can be found in COVID-19 pneumonia, even with no risk factors nor mechanical ventilation administration.
10 Jun 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
11 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
11 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
25 Jun 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
28 Aug 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Aug 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
29 Sep 20211st Revision Received
30 Sep 2021Submission Checks Completed
30 Sep 2021Assigned to Editor
30 Sep 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
04 Nov 2021Editorial Decision: Accept
Nov 2021Published in Clinical Case Reports volume 9 issue 11. 10.1002/ccr3.5128