Pneumothorax | Health | Patient

Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax. This means that the pneumothorax develops as a complication (a secondary event) of an existing lung disease.

Pneumothorax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A pneumothorax (pneumo-+ thorax; plural pneumothoraces) is an abnormal collection of air or gas in the pleural space that causes an uncoupling of the lung from the ...

Pneumothorax: Definition, Pictures, and Surgery Facts

Read about pneumothorax (collapsed lung), causes, symptoms such as sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, cough, and fatigue.

Pneumothorax | definition of pneumothorax by Medical dictionary

Pneumothorax Definition. Pneumothorax is a collection of air or gas in the chest or pleural space that causes part or all of a lung to collapse.

Pneumothorax - Right Diagnosis

Pneumothorax information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.

Pneumothorax - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

Evidence reviews Simple aspiration versus leaving a drainage tube in (intercostal tube drainage) for primary spontaneous pneumothorax in adults without obvious ...

Pneumothorax: Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

Pneumothorax is defined as the presence of air or gas in the pleural cavity (ie, the potential space between the visceral and parietal pleura of the lung).

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) - Topic Overview - WebMD

A collapsed lung (pneumothorax) is a buildup of air in the space between the lung and the chest wall (pleural space). As the amount of air in this space increases ...

Pneumothorax - Mayo Clinic

Pneumothorax — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatment of a collapsed lung.

Pneumothorax | Doctor | Patient

Tension pneumothorax. Tension pneumothorax is a life-threatening emergency that requires instant action. Severe symptoms and signs of respiratory distress suggest the ...

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