Costal cartilage fracture
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Patel M, Costal cartilage fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 08 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-40461
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22 Oct 2015
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Trauma to anterior chest wall. Complaining of local pain with deep respiration, sneezing, coughing, getting up from bed. Chest radiograph was normal.
Age: 35 years
Ultrasound was done at site of pain pointed by patient.
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There is displaced fracture through cartilage at site of pain pointed by patient.
Findings of post traumatic costal cartilage fracture.