Pneumothorax

Subtypes
Tension pneumothorax
May Cause
Hilar displacement
Long linear lung shadow
Neonatal respiratory distress
Pleural effusion with disease in thorax
Unilateral hyperlucency of chest
May Be Caused by
 Common
Amebiasis
Blunt chest injury
Bronchopleural fistula
Central venous catheterization
Cystic fibrosis
Foreign body
Fungal disease
Iatrogenic pneumothorax
Infantile respiratory distress syndrome
Lung abscess
Meconium aspiration
Neoplasm
Obstructive emphysema
Penetrating chest injury
Pleural empyema
Pneumomediastinum
Pneumonia
Pneumothorax of newborn
Postoperative bronchopleural fistula
Primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Pulmonary artery catheterization
Pulmonary interstitial emphysema
Radiation therapy
Rib fracture
Ruptured bulla
Suppurative pneumonia
Tracheobronchial injury
Trauma
Tuberculosis
Wilson-Mikity syndrome
 Uncommon
Acute interstitial pneumonitis
Acute respiratory distress syndrome
AIDS
Anorexia nervosa
Asthma
Battered child syndrome
Bauxite pneumoconiosis
Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome
Boerhaave syndrome
Bronchogenic carcinoma
Carcinoma of adrenals
Carcinoma of pancreas
Catamenial pneumothorax
Cutis laxa
Cytotoxic chemotherapy
Diabetic ketoacidosis
Drug therapy
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Endoscopy
Esophageal carcinoma
Esophageal rupture
Familial fibrocystic dysplasia
Familial primary spontaneous pneumothorax
Idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis
Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
Intrauterine anuria
Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Lung metastasis
Marfan syndrome
Noxious gases
Osteosarcoma
Paragonimiasis
Parturition
Pertussis
Pneumatocele rupture
Pneumoperitoneum
Potter sequence
Pulmonary cyst rupture
Pulmonary infarction
Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis
Renal agenesis
Ruptured amebic abscess
Ruptured pulmonary hydatid cyst
Sarcoidosis
Sarcoma
SARS
Tuberous sclerosis
Wilms tumor

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