pneumothorax

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abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung

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He had three stab wounds, a deflated lung, three slashes to the neck and shoulder area and six slashes or scratches to his left arm.
I believe it is even possible that a deflated lung can later re-inflate and begin working naturally again.
St Mirren were hit by another blow when defender Kevin McGowne, injured in midweek, was found to have a deflated lung as well as cracked ribs.
She also broke three ribs and suffered a deflated lung when a Mercedes driven by her long-time partner, the former
The Buddies, meanwhile, will be without defender Kevin McGowne who has a deflated lung as well as cracked ribs.