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The increased compliance of a child’s chest wall allows tracheobronchial injury to occur without the suggestive chest wall injuries usually present in adult patients who have a similar mechanism of injury. Children with tracheobronchial injuries are likely to have associated multisystem injuries that may require emergent treatment.
Content in this topic is referenced in SCORE Thoracic Trauma overview