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Descriptor English: Pneumothorax
Descriptor Spanish: Neumotórax
Descriptor neumotórax
Entry term(s) neumotórax espontáneo
Scope note: Acumulación de aire o gas en la CAVIDAD PLEURAL, que puede producirse espontáneamente o como resultado de un traumatismo o un proceso patológico. El gas también puede introducirse deliberadamente para producir un NEUMOTÓRAX ARTIFICIAL.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pneumotórax
Descriptor French: Pneumothorax
Entry term(s): Pneumothorax, Pressure
Pneumothorax, Primary Spontaneous
Pneumothorax, Spontaneous
Pneumothorax, Tension
Pressure Pneumothorax
Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Spontaneous Pneumothorax, Primary
Tension Pneumothorax
Tree number(s): C08.528.778
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011030
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: do not confuse with PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL, a surgical procedure
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Hemopneumothorax MeSH
Hydropneumothorax MeSH
Thoracentesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 11460
Unique ID: D011030
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/02/06
Pneumothorax - Preferred
Concept UI M0017083
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Pneumothorax
Tension Pneumothorax - Narrower
Concept UI M0582924
Preferred term Tension Pneumothorax
Entry term(s) Pneumothorax, Pressure
Pneumothorax, Tension
Pressure Pneumothorax
Pneumothorax, Primary Spontaneous - Broader
Concept UI M0567095
Preferred term Pneumothorax, Primary Spontaneous
Entry term(s) Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Spontaneous Pneumothorax, Primary
Spontaneous Pneumothorax - Narrower
Concept UI M000675604
Preferred term Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Entry term(s) Pneumothorax, Spontaneous



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