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528 Possible Causes for Difficulty Raising Arms, Tension Pneumothorax

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

    Before HBOT, patients had severe complaints of pain in the arm/shoulder (46 %), swollen arm/hand (14 %), difficulty to raise arm or move it sideways (45 %), pain in the area[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chest Trauma

    Obstructive shock and hypoxia are the results of a tension pneumothorax. If a tension pneumothorax worsens, a mediastinal shift will occur.[medictests.com] pneumothorax Tube thoracostomy chest tube at 5th intercostal space in anterior axillary line next step in management after needle placement in tension pneumothorax Oxygenation[medbullets.com] pneumothorax.[combatmedicalsystems.com]

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  • Pneumothorax

    Tension pneumothorax—time for a re-think?[doi.org] No lab values are of use in the diagnosis of tension pneumothorax.[clinicaladvisor.com] The most common cause of tension pneumothorax is penetrating trauma.[acls.com]

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  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax

    Tension pneumothorax rarely presented as consequence of PSP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A patient presented in the emergency setting with acute chest pain and shortness of breath caused by a tension pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Four women (12%) presented with recurrent tension pneumothorax within 6 months. Eight patients (24%) had PSP within 72 hours of menses, meeting clinical criteria of CP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Laceration of the Lung

    Obstructive shock and hypoxia are the results of tension pneumothorax.[emsworld.com] The medial margin of the right tension pneumothorax is seen crossing the midline ( arrowheads ). ( c ) Tension pneumothorax.[radiologykey.com] Tension pneumothorax of this origin was infrequent. 146 FIGURE 42.-Pathologic physiology of tension pneumothorax. A. Pneumothorax of moderate extent.[history.amedd.army.mil]

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Bacterial pneumonia is a type of pneumonia caused by bacterial infection. Streptococcus pneumoniae (J13) is the most common bacterial cause of pneumonia in all age groups except newborn infants. Streptococcus pneumoniae is a Gram-positive bacterium that often lives in the throat of people who do not have[…][en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Hemopneumothorax

    This disorder might be complicated by the development of hemopneumothorax or tension pneumothorax.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Management for tension pneumothorax was immediate and successful.[ijciis.org] Tension pneumothorax Thoracotomy Thoracostomy[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]

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  • Familial Spontaneous Pneumothorax

    She had a spontaneous right sided tension pneumothorax within a few minutes of birth. The pneumothorax was drained.[fn.bmj.com] Tension pneumothorax Tension pneumothorax occurs anytime a disruption involves the visceral pleura, parietal pleura, or the tracheobronchial tree.[emedicine.medscape.com] He was born in good condition but had a spontaneous tension pneumothorax on the right side within a few minutes of birth.[fn.bmj.com]

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  • Hemothorax

    Tension Pneumothorax. Tension pneumothorax is a condition in which air enters the pleural cavity outside the lung and becomes trapped.[brooksidepress.org] pneumothorax or pneumothorax 10%, younger than 16 years old and with indications requiring any non-thoracic major operation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Depending on the amount of blood or air in the pleural cavity, a collapsed lung can lead to respiratory and hemodynamic failure (tension pneumothorax).[sonoworld.com]

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  • Traumatic Pneumothorax

    The mediastinal shift that was caused by the tension pneumothorax (Fig. 5 in the Supplementary Appendix ) caused mild circulatory instability (blood pressure, 80/40 mm Hg;[nejm.org] Tension Pneumothorax: Cause -Traumatic pneumothorax -Mechanical Ventilation -Faulty chest drainage system -Prolonged clamping of chest tube Tension Pneumothorax: Symptoms[quizlet.com] Diagnosis of non-tension pneumothorax is by a visible lung edge on chest radiography together with the absence of lung markings more peripherally.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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