Pneumothorax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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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 | Health | Patient

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


Pneumothorax: Symptoms, Signs & Causes - MedicineNet

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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 ...

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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. Description Normally ...


Pneumothorax - Right Diagnosis

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


Pneumothorax: Practice Essentials, Background, Anatomy

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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).


Pneumothorax - National Library of Medicine - PubMed Health

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


Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)-Topic Overview - WebMD

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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 Imaging: Overview, Radiography, Computed ...

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Pneumothorax, the presence of air within the pleural space, is considered to be one of the most common forms of thoracic disease. It is classified as ...


Pneumothorax | Doctor | Patient

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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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