hemopneumothorax


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hemopneumothorax

 [he″mo-noo″mo-thor´aks]
pneumothorax with an accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity; called also pneumohemothorax.

he·mo·pneu·mo·tho·rax

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

hemopneumothorax

/he·mo·pneu·mo·tho·rax/ (-noo″mo-thor´aks) pneumothorax with hemorrhagic effusion.

hemopneumothorax

[hē′mōno̅o̅′mōthôr′aks]
Etymology: Gk, haima, blood, pneuma, air, thorax, chest
an accumulation of blood and air in the pleural cavity.

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]

hemopneumothorax

an accumulation of blood and air in the pleural cavity.
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The lungs showed vast contusions on both sides (mainly in the left posterior and the right anterior regions) with hemopneumothorax on the right side and lacerations of the anterior right lung.
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