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Disease Pneumothorax

Name Pneumothorax
Synonyms Pneumothorax, Pressure | Pneumothorax, Spontaneous | Pneumothorax, Tension | Pressure Pneumothorax | Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax | Spontaneous Pneumothorax | Spontaneous Pneumothorax, Primary | Tension Pneumothorax
Definition An accumulation of air or gas in the PLEURAL CAVITY, which may occur spontaneously or as a result of trauma or a pathological process. The gas may also be introduced deliberately during PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL.
Categories Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D011030

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pleural Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pneumothorax Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Pneumothorax Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Catamenial pneumothorax
  Pneumothorax, Primary Spontaneous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pulmonary Bullae Causing Pneumothorax