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Related to haemothorax: chylothorax, Haemopneumothorax
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Noun1.haemothorax - 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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Then a third patient developed a haemothorax which had gone undetected and was intensively treated on the flight home, being admitted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital (along with the others) in a dramatically improved condition.
A post mortem revealed that Mr Graham, who had no drink or drugs in his system, died of a massive haemothorax - an accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity - and an aortic rupture, caused by the crash.
1) Other complications of an Abrams needle biopsy include pain, vasovagal reactions, haematomas and haemothorax.
2) Laceration of the mass may result in spontaneous rupture and massive haemothorax.
The patient recovered from the anaphylaxis, which was otherwise well managed, but the ensuing haemothorax was initially missed, resulting in prolonged hypotension.
Further, the two groups did not differ in terms of injury severity score, nor were there significant differences with respect to pulmonary contusions, pneumothorax, haemothorax, and presence of chest tubes.
Trauma series computed tomography (CT) scans demonstrated a flail segment between the sixth and eight ribs with disruption of the intercostal muscles and a small right haemothorax (Fig.
White-out from a Wii: Traumatic haemothorax sustained playing Nintendo Wii.