hemothorax

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hemothorax

[¦hē·mō′thȯr‚aks]
(medicine)
Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity.
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Possible pleural complications included pleural effusion, pneumothorax, haemothorax, and empyema.
But during the operation an artery was punctured and she later died of a haemothorax - a condition that results from blood building up in the membranes surrounding the lungs.
The inquest was told a punctured artery was a known risk of pacemaker procedures but there had been a significant delay in discovering Mrs Brown was suffering from a haemothorax and that, if it had been discovered earlier, she would have had a greater chance of survival.
Giant coronary artery bypass graft pseudoaneurysm presenting as a haemothorax.
Holt shed three-and-a-half of his body's five litres when he suffered a potentially fatal and agonising haemothorax.
Scotland international Holt spent seven weeks in recovery earlier this season after he needed hospital treatment to drain two litres of blood from his chest following a haemothorax.
The all-action Scotland midfielder had to have an emergency transfusion after doctors drained two litres of blood from his chest when it was discovered he was suffering from a haemothorax.
8] A Haemothorax means that "a collection of blood [accumulates] within the chest cavity".
Meanwhile, Mark Davies, Durham's Billingham-born all-rounder, has been told to rest for a week after suffering a recurrence of the haemothorax which forced an operation last year.