"Pneumothorax" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Tension Pneumothorax
- Pneumothorax, Tension
- Pressure Pneumothorax
- Pneumothorax, Pressure
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pneumothorax".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Pneumothorax".
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