From the case: Tension pneumothorax

Modality: X-ray
Frontal
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Tension pneumothoraces are a medial emergency and urgent decompression is required.  ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Tension pneumothorax - “ Tension pneumothoraces occur when intrapleural air accumulates progressively in such a way as to exert positive pressure on mediastinal and intrat...”
  • Causes of pulseless electrical activity (mnemonic) - “ Pulseless electrical activity is a very disconcerting medical scenario with a very high mortality unless its aetiology can be quickly ascertained ...”

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