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Hemopneumothorax is a medical problem where the lung is damaged and the chest fills up with air and blood.[1] It is treated by opening the chest and putting in a chest drain. This can only be done by paramedics or doctors. A hemopneumothorax often happens after high speed crashes and penetrating chest wounds.

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  1. Brean, Henry P. (1957). "Traumatic Hemopneumothorax in the minor pulmonary fissure". ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 25 May 2012.