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What does the parietal pleura attach to?

the chest wall

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In a ____, the trachea will be pushed to the opposite side of the injury.

tension pneumothorax

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This is air in the pleural space due to a penetrating chest wall injury.

tension pneumothorax

3

This is air in the pleural space.

pneumothorax

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What is a spontaneous pneumothorax?

air in the pleural space due to rupture of an emphysematous bleb

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This is air in the pleural space due to rupture of an emphysematous bleb.

a spontaneous pneumothorax

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What do mesothelial cells do?

secrete lubricating fluid into the pleural space

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What is a tension pneumothorax?

air in the pleural space due to a penetrating chest wall injury

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In a tension pneumothorax, the trachea will be pushed _____.

to the opposite side of the injury

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Tx for a tension pneumothorax?

emergency insertion of a chest tube

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Who usually gets a spontaneous pneumothorax?

young adults

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What is a pneumothorax?

air in the pleural space

12

What is in between the 2 layers of pleura?

the pleural space

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What is mesothelioma?

a malignant neoplasm of meothelial cells

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This is a malignant neoplasm of meothelial cells.

mesothelioma

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What is the pleura attached to the lung?

the visceral pleura

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What does a spontaneous pneumothorax cause?

collapse of a portion of the lung with tracheal deviation towards the collapsed side

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How does mesothelioma present?

  • recurrent pleural effusions
  • dyspnea
  • chest pain

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What kind of cell lines the pleura?

mesothelial cells