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Noun1.hemothorax - accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
congestion - excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
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Massive hemothorax associated with intrathoracic extramedullary hematopoiesis involving the pleura.
Complications such as unusual bacterial pneumonias, hemoptysis and hemothorax have been recognized in these patients.
Complications observed during catheterization included arterial puncture, hematoma, arythmia, wrong insertion, pneumothorax and hemothorax (2,5,8).
Tension Pneumothorax, Hemothorax, and Open Thoracic Wounds
Compressive atelectasis develops with any space-occupying lesion such as pneumothorax, hemothorax, pleural effusion, or abdominal distention.
The following adverse reactions have been identified during postapproval use of CEPROTIN: hemothorax, hypotension, hyperhydrosis, fever and restlessness.
Details regarding the number and location of rib fractures along with the presence or absence of pneumothorax, hemothorax, pulmonary contusion, and other associated thoracic injuries were taken directly from the radiology reports and, when necessary, review of the individual chest x-rays or CT scans.
Otherwise, mortality and morbidity are low, with hemothorax and fistula formation being the most frequent surgical complications, occurring in less than 1%.
A chest tap was performed and it revealed that RS had a hemothorax with old, thickened blood surrounding his left lung.
After that, he lost toes on his remaining foot, and he had a problem with his chest wall--a hemothorax, which is a collection of blood.
If blood is the accumulating fluid, the condition is referred to as hemothorax.