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Definition of "hemothorax" []

  • A condition resulting from accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity. (noun)

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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"