Pulmonary contusion

Case contributed by Dr Gagandeep Singh
Modality: X-ray

Ill-defined opacity in the peripheral left lower zone. Left anterolateral 7th rib fracture. 

Modality: CT

Large sized pulmonary contusion involving the left lung lingular segment. Comminuted fractures involving the left sixth and seventh ribs with mild adjacent soft tissue injury and subcutaneous emphysema.

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Case Information

rID: 7259
Case created: 24th Sep 2009
Last edited: 14th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tag: trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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