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How is hemothorax diagnosed?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: Listen and tap

Fluid in pleural space established clinically by decreased breath sounds and dullness to percussion of the affected area.
Cxr will demonstrate pleural fluid, but to know what kind of fluid it is important to insert a needle and look at it directly.

In brief: Listen and tap

Fluid in pleural space established clinically by decreased breath sounds and dullness to percussion of the affected area.
Cxr will demonstrate pleural fluid, but to know what kind of fluid it is important to insert a needle and look at it directly.
Dr. Dan Fisher
Dr. Dan Fisher
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