Translation of pneumothorax in Spanish:

pneumothorax

neumotórax, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌnjuːmə(ʊ)ˈθɔːraks//ˌn(j)umoʊˈθɔræks/

noun

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    neumotórax masculine
    • Only eight of the 24 patients with post-procedure pneumothorax received chest tubes to re-expand their lungs.
    • The most common complications reported are infection and pneumothorax.
    • Also known as pneumothorax, a collapsed lung is treated by reinflating the lung.
    • A small spontaneous pneumothorax in the absence of lung disease will most likely resolve without intervention.
    • Patients with spontaneous pneumothorax do not have clinically apparent lung disease.