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Hemothorax: Introduction

Hemothorax: a condition that results from accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Hemothorax, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hemothorax:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hemothorax. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Hemothorax

Hemothorax: Symptom Checker

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Hemothorax Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hemothorax may include:

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Hemothorax: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hemothorax may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hemothorax

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Hemothorax: Deaths

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Causes of Hemothorax listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Hemothorax as a symptom include:

Definitions of Hemothorax:

Hemorrhage within the pleural cavity.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Accumulation of blood in the pleural cavity (the space between the lungs and the walls of the chest)
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Hemothorax

The list below shows some of the causes of Hemothorax mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hemothorax?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hemothorax. Of the 9 causes of Hemothorax that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hemothorax:

The following list of conditions have 'Hemothorax' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Hemothorax:

Haemothorax, Hematothorax
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Hemothorax:

Medical Conditions associated with Hemothorax:

Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Chest symptoms (1355 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Hemothorax:

Blunt trauma, Pleural fluid, Rib fracture, Pneumothorax (61 causes), Thoracocentesis

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