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Pneumothorax MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Pneumothorax
Tree Number(s)
C08.528.778
Unique ID
D011030
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011030
Annotation
do not confuse with PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL, a surgical procedure
Scope Note
An accumulation of air or gas in the PLEURAL CAVITY, which may occur spontaneously or as a result of trauma or a pathological process. The gas may also be introduced deliberately during PNEUMOTHORAX, ARTIFICIAL.
Entry Term(s)
Pneumothorax, Primary Spontaneous
Pressure Pneumothorax
Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Tension Pneumothorax
NLM Classification #
WF 746
See Also
Hemopneumothorax
Hydropneumothorax
Thoracentesis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/06
Pneumothorax Preferred
Spontaneous Pneumothorax Narrower
Tension Pneumothorax Narrower
Pneumothorax, Primary Spontaneous Broader
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