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293 Possible Causes for Tension Pneumothorax

  • Chest Trauma

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

  • Pneumothorax

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

  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax

    Tension pneumothorax rarely presented as consequence of PSP.[] A patient presented in the emergency setting with acute chest pain and shortness of breath caused by a tension pneumothorax.[] 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.[]

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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  • Bacterial Pneumonia

    Two male homosexuals with laboratory features of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome developed fulminating pneumonia requiring mechanical ventilatory support despite antibiotic therapy. Pathology consistent with bacterial pneumonia without other opportunistic pathogens were found at open lung biopsy. Cultures[…][]

  • Laceration of the Lung

    Obstructive shock and hypoxia are the results of tension pneumothorax.[] […] or hemothorax CT scan: Better for showing the laceration Also can show complications Bronchial fistulas Differential Diagnosis Pneumothorax Tension Pneumothorax Hemothorax[] If air movement is unequal and there is concern for a tension pneumothorax, perform a needle thoracostomy at the second intercostal space in the mid-clavicular line.[]

  • 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;[] Tension Pneumothorax: Cause -Traumatic pneumothorax -Mechanical Ventilation -Faulty chest drainage system -Prolonged clamping of chest tube Tension Pneumothorax: Symptoms[] Diagnosis of non-tension pneumothorax is by a visible lung edge on chest radiography together with the absence of lung markings more peripherally.[]

  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax

    View Article PubMed Google Scholar Iannoli ED, Litman RS: Tension pneumothorax during flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy in a newborn.[] Only two infants with tension pneumothorax survived.[] Keeping an intracatheter, pigtail catheter, or Heimlich valve in the surgical facility for treatment of a possible tension pneumothorax is essential.[]

  • Hemopneumothorax

    This disorder might be complicated by the development of hemopneumothorax or tension pneumothorax.[] Management for tension pneumothorax was immediate and successful.[] Tension pneumothorax Thoracotomy Thoracostomy[]

  • Familial Spontaneous Pneumothorax

    She had a spontaneous right sided tension pneumothorax within a few minutes of birth. The pneumothorax was drained.[] Tension pneumothorax Tension pneumothorax occurs anytime a disruption involves the visceral pleura, parietal pleura, or the tracheobronchial tree.[] Tension pneumothorax Tension pneumothorax is a life-threatening emergency that requires instant action.[]

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