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 was done at site of pain pointed by patient.

Modality: Ultrasound

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
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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