Bilateral clavicle fractures

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Brough in by ambulance following a high speed RTC. Routine chest film.

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There are bilateral mid-clavicular fractures. Lung are pleural spaces are clear. Normal cardiomediastinal contour.

Case Discussion

Bilateral clavicle fractures caused by a 5-point harness that wasn't tightened appropriately.

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Case Information

rID: 26867
Case created: 11th Jan 2014
Last edited: 11th Mar 2016
Systems: Paediatrics, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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