(medicine) Presence of air inside the pleural cavity, usually caused by injury either to the lung or the chest wall.
(medicine) A condition resulting from accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
A condition in which air or other gas is present in the cavity of the chest; - called also pneumatothorax.
An effusion of blood into the cavity of the pleura.
abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung; may be spontaneous (due to injury to the chest) or induced (as a treatment for tuberculosis)
accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
A pneumothorax is an abnormal collection of air in the pleural space between the lung and the chest wall. Symptoms typically include sudden onset of sharp, one-sided chest pain and shortness of breath.
A hemothorax (derived from hemo- [blood] + thorax [chest], plural hemothoraces) is an accumulation of blood within the pleural cavity. The symptoms of a hemothorax may include chest pain and difficulty breathing, while the clinical signs may include reduced breath sounds on the affected side and a rapid heart rate.