Possible Causes for Laceration of the Lung in USA

  • Penetrating Chest Trauma
    Laceration of the Lung

    Penetrating chest trauma predominantly occurs after gunshot or stab wounds and the extent of injury can range from mild and local tissue damage to life-threatening bleeding, hemo/pneumothorax, and respiratory failure. Dyspnea, hemoptysis, and shock are some of the most common symptoms. A properly conducted…[1]

  • Rib Fracture
    Laceration of the Lung

    Rib fractures are caused by blunt chest trauma, pathological, or bone-related disorders. They can be associated with high mortality and morbidity rates and should therefore be evaluated and treated promptly and appropriately. The severity of complications is directly proportional to the number of affected ribs or…[2]

  • Thoracic Surgery
    Laceration of the Lung
  • Penetrating Wound
    Laceration
  • Penetrating Head Injury
    Brain Laceration
  • Traumatic Pneumocephalus
    Brain Laceration
  • Multiple Injuries
    Brain Laceration
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Farmer's Lung

    Symptoms and signs may include: Fatigue Dyspnea  Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (PND) Chest tightness Wheezing Cough with sputum (mucoid and/or purulent) Fever Chest pain Workup consists of a detailed history, tests and physical examination. Laboratory Tests Complete blood count Arterial blood gases Serum…[3]

  • Pulmonary Histiocytosis X
    Honeycomb Lung
  • Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis
    Honeycomb Lung

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References

  1. Penetrating Chest Trauma, Symptoma
  2. Rib Fracture, Symptoma
  3. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Symptoma