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This 38-year-old male presents with altered mental status and retractions following a motorcycle accident. T=37C BP=70/p mmHg HR=110 bpm RR=28 bpm O2 sat=92% on room air. Using ultrasound, what pathological conditions are evident?
Answer: Hemothorax; Moderate-sized right-sided pleural effusion, in this clinical context consistent with hemothorax.