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A pneumothorax is free air in the chest outside the lung, that causes the lung to collapse (collapsed lung). There are two types of pneumothorax, spontaneous or primary pneumothorax and secondary pneumothorax. Symptoms include sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, cough, and fatigue.

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Terms related to Pneumothorax:

  • Collapse Lung
  • Lung Collapse
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax