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American English: /ˌn(j)umoʊˈθɔræks/
British English: /ˌnjuːmə(ʊ)ˈθɔːraks/

Translation of pneumothorax in Spanish:


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    • Only eight of the 24 patients with post-procedure pneumothorax received chest tubes to re-expand their lungs.
    • Also known as pneumothorax, a collapsed lung is treated by reinflating the lung.
    • The most common complications reported are infection and pneumothorax.

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