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Collapsed Lung (cont.)

Collapsed Lung Follow-up

Follow-up after a collapsed lung consists of an outpatient physical examination by your doctor and repeat x-rays in the short term. Most people can return to full activity upon clearance by the doctor.

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Pneumothorax is defined as the presence of air or gas in the pleural cavity.

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