Chest Wall Injury
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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
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 August 26, 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 August 26]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829102/all/Chest_Wall_Injury.
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