hemothorax


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

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A ruptured dissection usually causes left hemothorax.[3] Herein, we present a case of ruptured Stanford type B aortic dissection which caused right hemothorax.
According to the history, physical examination, and radiological investigations, the possible diagnosis is right-sided hemothorax, lung contusion, elevated right hemidiaphragm due to subpulmonic effusion, diaphragmatic eventration, phrenic nerve injury, or even diaphragmatic rupture.
[39] Lushan earthquake Authors Condition assessed Farrow [26] Hemothorax and hemopericardium Cremona et al.
Pesa, "Central venous catheter placement in the left internal jugular vein complicated by perforation of the left brachiocephalic vein and massive hemothorax: a case report," A&A Case Reports, vol.
Most of them (5 patients) have pneumothoraxes, but 3 have hemothoraxes with one requiring open surgery because of an intercostal artery bleeding.
In literature we found, also, two cases of nondescript pleural effusion [4,56], one case of hemothorax [29], one case with hematoma [29], and three cases with bloody pleural effusion [32, 34,47].
Hemothorax and pneumothorax have also been reported [4, 6].
Additionally, the patient presented with fracture of the Th12 and L1 vertebras, hemothorax, and tear of the right Achilles tendon (Figure 1).
Additionally, diaphragmatic endometriosis can sometimes occur in association with catamenial hemothorax or pneumothorax, the risk of which is unpredictable.
Although a normal result does not rule out airway involvement, it is a helpful tool in situations that may cause acute asphyxia, including mediastinal emphysema, tension pneumothorax or hemothorax, as well as other injuries such as rib fractures and subcutaneous emphysema (7).
Hemothorax and hyperkalemia after pleural biopsy in a 43-year-old woman on hemodialysis.
Currently accepted indications for surgical intervention in PSP are second ipsilateral pneumothorax, first contralateral pneumothorax, synchronous bilateral spontaneous pneumothorax, persistent air leak despite 5-7 days of chest tube drainage, failure of lung re-expansion, spontaneous hemothorax, and pregnancy.