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A collapsed lung, or pneumothorax, is the collection of air in the space around the lungs. This buildup of air puts pressure on the lung, so it cannot expand as much as it normally does when you take a breath.
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Pneumothorax is a collapsed lung. This occurs when air becomes trapped in the space around the lungs. Along with a steady ache in the chest...
A collapse of the lung, also called pneumothorax, occurs when air that normally circulates within the lung leaks into the space between the...