Pneumothorax (A Collapsed Lung)

About- A pneumothorax or collapsed lung occurs when air leaks into the space between the lung and the chest wall which pushes on the outside of the lung and makes it collapse.
 
Symptoms-
pneumothorax Chest pain
pneumothorax Chest tightness
pneumothorax Cold sweat
pneumothorax Cyanosis
pneumothorax Shortness of breath
pneumothorax Tachycardia
 
Causes-
pneumothorax Chest injury
pneumothorax Lung disease
pneumothorax Mechanical ventilation
pneumothorax Ruptured air blisters

Specialists to visit
Pulmonologist Emergency Medicine Doctor

Pulmonologist Pulmonologist
Pulmonologist Thoracic Surgeon

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com

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