76 Possible Causes for Laceration of the Lung in USA

  • Tension Pneumothorax

    Tension pneumothorax (TP) is defined as a progressive build-up of air within the pleural space, generally due to a laceration of the lung.[1]

  • 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…[2]

  • 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…[3]

  • Thoracic Surgery
    Laceration of the Lung

    Cardiothoracic surgery (also known as thoracic surgery) is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (the chest)—generally treatment of conditions of the heart (heart disease) and lungs (lung disease). In most countries, cardiac surgery (involving the heart and the great…[4]

  • Laceration of the Lung
  • Penetrating Wound
  • Penetrating Head Injury
    Brain Laceration

    A penetrating head injury, or open head injury, is a head injury in which the dura mater, the outer layer of the meninges, is breached. Penetrating injury can be caused by high-velocity projectiles or objects of lower velocity such as knives, or bone fragments from a skull fracture that are driven into the brain.…[5]

  • 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…[6]

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  1. Tension Pneumothorax, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  2. Penetrating Chest Trauma, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  3. Rib Fracture, https://www.symptoma.com/en…
  4. Cardiothoracic surgery, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  5. Penetrating head injury, https://en.wikipedia.org/wi…
  6. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, https://www.symptoma.com/en…