Arrow injury to the chest

Case contributed by Michael P Hartung


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Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Arrow injury which goes between the left 9-10th ribs and injuries the left lower lobe, resulting in hemorrhage/contusion. 


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Case Discussion

Traumatic arrow injury to the left lower lobe without pneumothorax or significant hemorrhage. 

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