Cardiac Injury


Pediatric blunt cardiac injuries are uncommon and rarely clinically significant but can result in fatal arrythmias and bleeding.

See also Penetrating Thoracic and Mediastinal Injury

Content in these topics is referenced in SCORE Thoracic Trauma overviewCardiovascular Trauma: Tamponade, Contusion, Arch Disruption, Peripheral Vascular Injuries overview

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Last updated: November 2, 2020