haemopneumothorax


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he·mo·pneu·mo·tho·rax

(hē'mō-nū'mō-thō'raks)
Accumulation of air and blood in the pleural cavity.
Synonym(s): pneumohemothorax, haemopneumothorax.
[hemo- + G. pneuma, air, + thorax]

haemopneumothorax

The presence of both blood and air in the space between the two layers of PLEURA, the pleural cavity.
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The CT films confirmed a large left-sided tension pneumothorax with mediastinal shift, and a right-sided haemopneumothorax (Figure 1B).