A routine chest radiograph in a 20 year old man revealed a giant air filled cavity of the left hemithorax under tension. At thoracotomy a large left lower lobe intraparenchymal cyst required lobectomy and the pathological findings were consistent with a bronchogenic cyst. Although tension bronchogenic cysts are common in infants, this case demonstrates their unusual presentation in an adult.
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