What is Hemothorax?

A hemothorax (hemo- + thorax) (or haemothorax/Haemorrhagic pleural effusion) is a type of pleural effusion in which blood accumulates in the pleural cavity.

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dear sir , my father age 70 year .basically problem arise shortness breathing and cough etc.we consultat dr. chest specialist 2 times ct scan done...

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I agree with the last CT scan that all the reports suggest malignant disease, most probably a lung cancer. Is...

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Hi My wife has just been admitted to a Thai Hospital with blood in her left lung what is this likely to be????No External Damage...No Prior Lung...

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It seems to be due to barotrauma related to flight

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