From the case: Flail chest

X-ray
Frontal
Systems: Chest
Section: Pathology
Tags: trauma
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Flail chest or segment occurs when three or more contiguous ribs are fractured in two or more places. It typically occurs after high impact trauma. ”

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  • Flail chest - “ Flail chest or flail thoracic segment occurs when three or more contiguous ribs are fractured in two or more places. Clinically, a segment of only...”

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