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Massive Tension Hemothorax

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Massive Tension Hemothorax

History: 23 y/o WF recently s/p C7-T12 posterior fusion surgery for transection of spinal cord after a fall.

Findings: 1. Severe mediastinal shift to the left 2. Large right pleural fluid collection 3. Heterogenous attenuation of fluid

Ddx: 1. Hemothorax 2. Chylothorax

Dxhow: Thoracentesis

Exam: -Respiratory distress -Absent breath sounds auscultated over right side of chest, with dullness to percussion. -Deviation of trachea to the left

No MeSH data available.


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Massive Tension Hemothorax

Patterson RAP - MedPix

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Massive Tension Hemothorax

History: 23 y/o WF recently s/p C7-T12 posterior fusion surgery for transection of spinal cord after a fall.

Findings: 1. Severe mediastinal shift to the left 2. Large right pleural fluid collection 3. Heterogenous attenuation of fluid

Ddx: 1. Hemothorax 2. Chylothorax

Dxhow: Thoracentesis

Exam: -Respiratory distress -Absent breath sounds auscultated over right side of chest, with dullness to percussion. -Deviation of trachea to the left

No MeSH data available.