Haemothorax

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Direct blow on right costal region

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

CT chest

Modality: CT

CT demonstrates small hyperattenuating right-sided pleural effusion, suggestive of hemothorax secondary to fractures of the posterior arch of the right 8th and 9th ribs. 

Case Discussion

This case shows hemothorax secondary to blunt trauma.

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Case Information

rID: 34229
Case created: 10th Feb 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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