hemothorax


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Synonyms for hemothorax

accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)

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We reserve VATS for only patients with catamenial pneumothorax, catamenial hemothorax, hemoptysis, and pulmonary nodules, defined as Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome.
In our case, the patient presented with sudden collapse due to rupture of the pseudoaneurysm and massive hemothorax.
With cryobiopsy, a delayed hemothorax occurred in 1 patient, likely due to a combination of parenchymal hemorrhage and visceral pleural tear.
By yesterday morning, a repeat CT scan had been done, wherein his left lung showed "pneumothorax or air in thoracic cavity over hemothorax.
Immediately after bilateral thoracentesis to remove the compression by the hemothorax, 900 mL of blood was evacuated.
We excluded samples of patients with hemothorax, on diuretic therapy, on anticoagulant or thrombolytic agents, and tested positive for HIV.
Yang WM, Chen ML, Lin TS: Traumatic Hemothorax Resulting from Rupture of Mediastinal Teratoma: A Case Report.
Key Words: Pleuropulmonary blastoma, Pulmonary blastoma, Pleural effusion, Hemothorax.
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Massive hemothorax in a beta-thalassemic patient due to spontaneous rupture of extramedullary hematopoietic masses: Diagnosis and successful treatment.
According to the location of these AVM, clinical findings will emerge like gastrointestinal hemorrhage, dyspnea, thoracic pain, hemothorax, hemoptysis, cyanosis, thoracic breathing, hypoxemia, polycythemia, pulmonary embolism, migraine, convulsions, cerebrovascular events, and transient ischemic accident (11-55%), subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebral abscess, portal hypertension, among others (2).
For example, the finding of petechial hemorrhages in the pancreas associated with the presence of an intense state of muscle rigidity is strongly indicative of strychnine poisoning; the presence of bleeding or hemothorax and/or hemoperitoneum should suggest a poisoning by anticoagulant rodenticides, whereas, the presence of black necrotic areas on the gastrointestinal mucosa leads to the suspicion of arsenic poisoning.
During necropsy, intense epistasis, oral cavity bleeding, hemothorax and hemoperitoneum were observed, suggesting that the cause of death of this maned wolf was traumatism, probably due to road killing.
On examination, the patient was of average build and there was a firm lump about 18 cm x 15 cm over the posterolateral aspect of left hemothorax (Figure 1).