Middle aged man involved in high impact trauma. Pain right side of chest.
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Moderate sized right sided pneumothorax.
Multiple consecutive right sided rib fractures.
Pneumothorax may occur for a number of causes, one of which is significant thoracic trauma in which case rib fractures are a common association.
Prompt identification and management is key - an x-ray is normally all that is required in the first instance.