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Pneumothorax

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Pneumothorax

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A 34-year-old man comes to the emergency department via ambulance because of a motor vehicle collision in which he was not wearing a seatbelt. On the way to the hospital he developed shortness of breath and tachycardia. He is in obvious discomfort, and his pulse is 120/min, respirations are 32/min, and a blood pressure is 80/50 mm Hg.  He opens his eyes spontaneously, he can move all four extremities, and obeys commands. His neck veins are distended. Breathing sounds are absent on the right side. In which of the following structures is pressure most likely increased? 

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