First rib fracture

Case contributed by Dr Lance Burns

Presentation

Left handed pitcher (American baseball) with pleuritic and radicular left triceps pain.

Patient Data

Age: 14
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Mildly displaced left first rib fracture at the subclavian notch.

Case Discussion

This is a self induced fracture from the overhead motion.

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Case Information

rID: 29027
Case created: 27th Apr 2014
Last edited: 15th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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