Costal cartilage fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Trauma to anterior chest wall. Complaining of local pain with deep respiration, sneezing, coughing, getting up from bed. Chest radiograph was normal.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Ultrasound was done at site of pain pointed by patient.

There is displaced fracture through cartilage at site of pain pointed by patient.

Case Discussion

Findings of post traumatic costal cartilage fracture.

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Case information

rID: 40461
Case created: 22nd Oct 2015
Last edited: 22nd Oct 2015
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