62 Possible Causes for Laceration of the Lung in USA

  • Rib Fracture
    Laceration of the Lung

    of the lung by the sharp fracture end. … tube insertion Patients with rib fractures who receive positive pressure ventilation are at an increased risk of developing a pneumothorax or tension pneumothorax due to laceration[1]

  • Laceration of the Lung
  • Penetrating Chest Trauma
    Laceration of the Lung
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Laceration of the Lung
  • Pneumothorax

    Traumatic and iatrogenic pneumothoraces vary in degree, those due to blunt or penetrating trauma usually leave lacerations of the lung surface, often with significant radiographic[2]

  • 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.[3]

  • Pulmonary Contusion

    Pulmonary laceration, in which lung tissue is torn or cut, differs from pulmonary contusion in that the former involves disruption of the macroscopic architecture of the lung[4]

  • Laceration
  • Brain Laceration
  • Cervical Laceration

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  1. Rib fractures & Flail Chest, http://www.trauma.org/index.php/main/article/399/
  2. Pneumothorax, http://www.scuba-doc.com/spntpnu.htm
  3. Tension Pneumothorax, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/tension-pneumo…
  4. Pulmonary contusion, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulmonary_contusion