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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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In our case, the operation time was 130 min, including four rib fixations and hemothorax evacuation.
There is no correlation between the size/number of lesions and either pneumothorax or hemothorax, nor pain.
The diagnosis of perforated esophageal foreign body complicated by mediastinal abscess and aortic pseudoaneurysm resulting in massive hemothorax was made.
Chest deflection was evaluated to estimate an injury risk probability of rib and sternum fractures and hemothorax that were present in the CIREN case occupant.
Pneumothorax, minor hemothorax, multiple rib fractures, traumatic pulmonary lacerations, subcutaneous emphysema, pulmonary contusion, and intrapulmonary hematoma were detected on a thoracic computed tomography (Figure 1).
The severity of clinical signs depended on size, type and location of foreign bodies and duration of obstruction, presence or absence of a stricture or a wall perforation, pneumothorax, pleuritis, pneumomediastinum, hemothorax and/or pyothorax (Gienella et al, 2009).
Small-bore pigtail chest tubes (Seldinger type) potentially carry a high risk for complications such as hemothorax, pneumothorax, and pain.
Visualized disruption of the pericardium, ventricular herniation, and/or hemothorax may be seen with pericardial injury/rupture.
Acute surgical complications include the following: pain, bleeding, pneumothorax, hemothorax, cardiac perforation with or without pericardial effusion and tamponade (sometimes requiring urgent drainage).
In some cases membranes or irregular mobile segments may be seen, and these are referred to as "Plankton" sign, more often associated with hemothorax or empyema.
Wounds that prevented adequate ventilation such as sucking chest wounds or hemothorax required urgent surgical intervention.