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Pneumothorax is the presence of air in the pleural cavity between the parietal and visceral pleura, resulting in partial or total collapse of the lung.
KeywordsChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pleural Cavity Pleural Space Visceral Pleura Tension Pneumothorax
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