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Chest Wall Injury is a topic covered in the Pediatric Surgery NaT.

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Introduction

Fractures of the ribs, sternum, scapula and clavicle indicate that a significant amount of force has been applied to the thorax. Multiple rib fractures, sternal fractures and scapular fractures are highly associated with significant intrathoracic injuries.

see also Thoracic and Cardiovascular Trauma, Penetrating Thoracic and Mediastinal Injury

Content in this topic is referenced in SCORE Thoracic Trauma overview

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Last updated: March 19, 2018

Citation

Lopushinsky, Steven R. "Chest Wall Injury." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829102/all/Chest_Wall_Injury.
Lopushinsky SR. Chest Wall Injury. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829102/all/Chest_Wall_Injury. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Lopushinsky, S. R. (2018). Chest Wall Injury. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829102/all/Chest_Wall_Injury
Lopushinsky SR. Chest Wall Injury [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829102/all/Chest_Wall_Injury.
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