Sternal fracture

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci

Presentation

Pain on center of the chest since 2 weeks due to fall on the marble table

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female
X-ray

Minimally posterior displaced fracture of the middle third of the body of sternum.

Annotated image

Minimally posterior displaced fracture of the middle third of the body of sternum (white arrow).

Sternal angle (yellow arrow).

Case Discussion

The lateral sternal view is the best radiographic view to reveal sternal fractures.

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Case information

rID: 82531
Published: 28th Sep 2020
Last edited: 28th Sep 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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