Definition of "hemothorax" []

  • A condition resulting from accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hemothorax" in a sentence
  • "A hemothorax is a collection of blood in the space between the chest wall and the lung."
  • "One case reported to the FDA was of a U.S. patient who in July suffered a serious hemothorax, or blood buildup between the chest wall and lungs."
  • "However, potential complications include: bleeding infection puncture of the lung (pneumothorax or hemothorax) puncture of the gallbladder with subsequent bile leak"