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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 22. No. 3, 2017

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2017;22:163-166

Case Report

Acupuncture Induced Bilateral Pneumothorax in Children

TK Tsui, CH Li, KH Poon, DSY Lam


Acupuncture is one of the prevalent complementary and alternative medicines nowadays. Its use is gaining popularity in paediatric patients. The procedure is generally safe but serious adverse events do occur. We are reporting two paediatric cases of bilateral pneumothorax after acupuncture therapy so as to arouse the awareness of clinicians and acupuncturists to the potential life-threatening complication.

Keyword : Acupuncture; Children; Pneumothorax

Abstract in Chinese


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