Costal cartilage fracture

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis certain


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

US was done at site of pain...


US 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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